Monthly Archives: January 2015


MALAYSIANS ONLY 1. BEAR KEEPER – 1 Post  BSBCC Bear Keeper Job Description Bear keepers play an extremely important role in BSBCC in achieving our missions: Creating the capacity to confiscate, rehabilitate and release suitable orphaned and ex-captive bears back into the wild and providing an improved long-term living environment for captive bears that cannot be […]

Jawatan Kosong

WARGANEGARA MALAYSIA SAHAJA 1. PENJAGA BERUANG – 1 Kekosongan Penerangan Tatakerja Penjaga Beruang Penjaga beruang memainkan peranan yang penting di dalam memastikan BSBCC mencapai misi penubuhannya. Mewujudkan kapasiti untuk menyelamat, memulihara dan memberi peluang kepada anak beruang dan bekas beruang yang pernah berada di dalam peliharaan manusia untuk kembali ke hutan dan menyediakan persekitaran kitar […]

Date with Sun Bears

Text by See Toh Yee Nin Hi I am Yee Nin, I’m 21 years old and I am a 3rd year veterinary medicine student. I come from Perak, Malaysia and this is my first time volunteering in a wildlife sanctuary. I am here for a period of 2 weeks as one of the requirements to fulfill […]


Text and Photos by Chew Ying Yi I am Ying Yi and I am from Malaysia. My classmates and I had an opportunity to intern in Borneo Sun Bear Conservation Centre (BSBCC) for 2 weeks. This experience have greatly ameliorates myself in term of knowing more about Malayan Sun Bear and conservation of wildlife in […]

BSBCC: Good Times, Good Vibes.

Text by Ema Arzairima binti Ariffin It’s the 11th of January 2015, I am in Kuala Lumpur International Airport waiting for my flight that will depart at 10.30 am.  I’m sitting, waiting, thinking and imagining what Sandakan looks like. How is the environment at the Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre (BSBCC)? Are there any cubs?  […]

My Experience at Bornean Sun Bears Conservation Centre

I’m Lavinia Spimpolo, 26 years old, and I have just completed my first volunteer experience at the Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre. I am Italian and I have a background in Art. After I graduated, I decided to do what I have always wanted to do: work and spend time with animals. As a new […]

Life’s always sunny with the Sun Bears

Hi my name is Ryan and I am from Melbourne, Australia. I recently volunteered at Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre, and what an amazing experience it was. Where do I start? The People I have never worked with such a fantastic, smart, dedicated, motivated, helpful and caring group of people before. All the staff at […]

The Big Move for Kudat

Text and Photos by Chiew Lin May Kudat, a seven year old adult male bear came into BSBCC  in July 2010, after he and a female sun bear, named Panda were rescued from a private zoo in Kampung Perapat, Kudat, Malaysia called Victory Mini Zoo. Kudat spent more than two years of his life in the […]

Borneo’s Best Kept Secret

We’re Naomi and Mike – a couple from Singapore who volunteered at the BSBCC for one week. Naomi is 23 and works in conservation while Mike is 24 and works in marketing. We both took some time off to explore Asia and do some volunteering – and our experience with the BSBCC was a highlight. We […]

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