Proboscis Lodge Bukit Melapi

Sukau, Sandakan, Sabah, 90000, Malaysia | Lodge
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Hanging Out With the Orangutans

A travel blog entry by mmlivelife2011


... and raise the Orangutans.

The highlite of the whole stay came after dinner on our first day. We had spent a long day on the bus and had spent the afternoon resting before dinner. The walk from our cabin to the restaurant took about five minutes along a boardwalk built about twenty or thirty feet above the swampy floor of the rain forest. The boardwalk is only a few feet wide with a railing on each side. After dinner we ...

In the jungle, the mighty jungle...

A travel blog entry by chloecd


... themselves - they're western toilets... that you need to flush with a bucket full of river water!). I was about to sit down on the toilet when I just decided to flash my torch around the walls to check I was alone. I most definitely was not alone. Sitting on the wall of the toilet was a massive spider, so I vacated the stall quickly and moved to another. It was horrendous! One of the guys with us told us that it was a huntsman spider and that it was really deadly. I've just googled it, ...

Monkeyin' Around

A travel blog entry by ecour0404


... observers) once the food is gone so to are the primates. We then headed off to the rain forest to partake i a jungle hike. Andy and Simon parted ways with us before the hike to head South. Dave Luca.and I took our map and headed to the jungle. Our efforts were rewarded almost instantly with the sighting of a wild orangutan! I was filled with such a magical sensation as I watched in silence as he/she swung through the canopy some 40 feet above us with such delicacy. ...

Meeting the 'man of the forest', the Orang Utan

A travel blog entry by gunduana


... then reared in the
rehabilitation center. It starts with quarantine, then nursery with 24 hour care and goes on to climbing practice cages and nest building classes which is then tested out in first sleep overs in the wild. The more the apes get used to sleeping outside, the more they
choose to do so. At this stage, the human factor is being cancelled out again, a painful process for both caretaker and monkey. ...

Welcome to the Jungle

A travel blog entry by eschildermans


... but you will never mistake them for anything else. Besides the unique Borneo mammals we were able to find heaps of long tailed Macquarie monkeys, a few silver back monkeys, wild boars, monitor lizards, several crocodiles and tons of birds, including eagles, kingfishers and hornbills. The Kinabatagan River is one of those places that you hate to love. It's so incredible to be able to see all of this wildlife, but the reason of loss of habitat is quite ...

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