Trekkers Lodge Kinabatangan
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... After he was finished playing about, he had the common sense to make the vine swing back and forth until it was close enough for him to grab onto the tree his mum was in. You could really tell their brains are wired to problem solving, he didn't panic, just sorted himself out, not like a gorilla who would've screamed the place down! He enjoyed himself so much, he did this a few times and then, when he got back to his mum's tree, he just hung upside down by his feet with his ...
We arrived about 830, in time for a briefing by an Irish volunteer from the major fundraiser www.orangutan-appeal.org.uk and a video of their work. Sue is now sponsoring the raising of Peanut, a very young infant; it's my gift from this trip. The UK appeal will send a range of material and regular updates.
They are fed twice a day, coming to the feeding platform, but as they are wild animals there is a chance that no ...
... Mile 14", an informal bus stop at an intersection. Taxi to our chalet in Sepilok. Passed plenty of palm oil farms. Astrid watches the sunset on our terrace while I sort pictures on the laptop. Dinner at resort. Finally, having jungle fern to try. Tastes somewhat bitter. Googled fern to its health aspects. Dinner pics to be added later.
... of noodle soup Louisa, Leslie and I headed over to the pick up point for the next part of our trip into the jungle. We were joined by Lisbet from Belgium.
Sungai Kinabatangan is Sabah's longest river at 560km in length. The jungle along the waters edge is reputed to be packed with wildlife - getting more and more concentrated due to the ongoing planting of palm oil. We stayed at a nature lodge for 3 days taking boat trips along the river at dawn, ...
... had chosen wisely. I watched the boats ahead and I noticed that people had began to dive into the water and thus a whale shark sighting was confirmed. The previously grim faces had turned to nervous anticipation. The time had come, the deep seas and a monster awaited.
Before setting out we had watched a video which stated that only one boat of people would be allowed in the water at any one time. However once we made it within reasonable distance of the other boat ...