Monthly Archives: March 2016

Orphaned Bear Cub finds a new Home

Clean Malaysia, 31st March 2016 The two-month-old sun bear cub was found lifeless and alone in a forest reserve in Pinangah, in Sabah. The forest workers who discovered her called the Sabah Wildlife Department (SWD), an officer of which drove the little bear to the Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre (BSBCC) in Sandakan. There, the […]

Rescued sun bear cub finds new home at BSBCC

The Sundaily, 23rd March 2016 SANDAKAN: Found alone in a forest reserve in Pinangah, within the Telupid district, a female sun bear cub believed to be about two months old is now settling into her new home at Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre (BSBCC) here. Named “Wawa” by the Sabah Wildlife Department (SWD) officer who […]

Orphaned sun bear cub rescued from Sabah forest reserve

New Straits Times, 23rd March 2016 SANDAKAN: A young female sun bear was rescued from a forest reserve in Pinangah, Telupid here. The bear, found weak and almost lifeless, is now recuperating well at the Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre in Sepilok here. Named “Wawa” by the Sabah Wildlife Department officer who drove her to […]

Rescued Sun Bear Cub Finds New Home At BSBCC

SANDAKAN, March 23 (Bernama) — Found alone in a forest reserve in Pinangah within the Telupid district, a female sun bear cub believed to be about two months old is now settling into her new home at the Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre (BSBCC), here. Named “Wawa” by the Sabah Wildlife Department (SWD) officer who […]

Wawa Kini Mempunyai Rumah Baharu

Berita Wilayah, 23 March 2016 SANDAKAN, 23 Mac (Bernama) — ‘Wawa’ yang ditemui keseorangan di kawasan hutan simpan di Pinangah dalam daerah Telupid pada 11 Mac lalu kini mempunyai rumah baharu di Pusat Pusat Pemuliharaan Beruang Madu Borneo (BSBCC) di sini. Anak beruang madu betina ini yang berumur dua bulan dibawa ke pusat itu Jumaat […]

Rescue Number One in 2016

Text by Sabine Bresser ?Photos by Sabine Bresser & Chiew Lin May We were informed by the Sabah Wildlife Department that, on March 11th, 2016 a two months old tiny sun bear cub was spotted in Forest Management Unit (FMU) 16, Pinangah, Telupid District. The cub was caught and brought to the main offices of […]

Time to make a difference

Text and Photos by Shannon Samuel I am a Zoology student from Western Sydney University in Sydney Australia, ever since I was a kid I have wanted to make a difference to the life of everyone, my love has always been the love of animals, a good friend of mine reminded me when I got down […]

A hint of the life that she should be living!

Text and Photos by Chiew Lin May Our one year old, female sun bear cub Kala is growing up! Kala was bought by someone on Kalabakan-Sapulut Road near Maliau Basin with the intention of saving the cub they then surrendered her to the Sabah Wildlife Department’s Wildlife Rescue Unit. She had never even been given […]