Kinabatangan river, Borneo rainforest
(Sabah - Malaysia)
August 19 - 21, 2008
Three days guided tour to Bilit, along the Kinabatangan river, in the middle of Borneo rainforest, where there are monkeys, proboscit monkeys, orang utans, colorful birds and many other endemic species. Overnight accommodation in a lodge along the river.
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|One of the many lodges along Kinabatangan river in Borneo (Sabah, Malaysia), near Bilit. From the lodge, half day tours are available by motorized canoe or trekking in the jungle.|
|Borneo tour by motorized canoe in Kinabatangan river. The tour is available at different time of the day, to see different wildlife.|
|Proboscis monkeys are Borneo endemic and are featured by a very large nose.|
|Proboscis monkeys playing on trees in Borneo rainforest.|
|A proboscis monkey with a small baby.|
|A monitor lizard.|
|In this area of Borneo there are two different species of macaque monkeys (Macaca), with different tail's lenght (one short and one longer).|
|The jungle's eyes.|
|The borneo rainforest is a paradise for birding.|
|A small crocodilia.|
|The Ox Bow lake can be reached by one hour trekking from Bilit lodge.
|Trekking in the jungle.|
|This bird lives in Ox Bow lake. It is called "snake bird" because when he swims, he looks like a snake.|
|A stick insect.|
|Trekking in Borneo rainforest: roots very stragely shaped.
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