Monthly Archives: October 2014

How One Man is Saving The Rare Bornean Sun Bear

Jacada Travel, 27th October 2014 By Lauren Hill Amidst the lush rainforest of Sabah, orangutans swing through the forest canopy, hornbills sail overhead and Borneo’s distinctive Proboscis monkeys congregate by the riverbanks. But there’s a far less known endemic species that’s recently been receiving more attention, thanks to the opening of the Bornean Sun Bear […]

Sweet, Chin starts to enjoy life

Text and Photos by Chiew Lin May   Chin, a 13 year old adult female sun bear arrived to BSBCC from Lok Kawi Wildlife Zoo on July 22, 2014. Chin was rescued from the primary school’s mini zoo in Tawau, a town in the southeast region of Sabah. We are happy to report that Chin […]

Grand opening of BSBCC and Sepilok Orangutan rehabilation Centre’s 50th Anniversary on the 9th October, 2014

Text by Nick Tan Pictures by Tee Thye Lim and Chew Lin May The car park was empty, umbrella canopies with beautiful decoration and chairs underneath were seen, loud music was playing and plenty of wildlife exhibition when I came to work today. At as early as 8am, the usual silent morning was suddenly hit by […]

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Poaching: Better enforcement needed

New Sabah Times, 10th October 2014  By James Leong