In the beginning of 20th century, the Bornean rhinoceros was common in Sarawak.
Also known as the Eastern Sumatran rhinoceros or Eastern hairy rhinoceros, it was one of the three subspecies of Sumatran rhinoceros.
While 40,000-year-old human remains and rock art might be the highlights of Niah's archaeological site, many tend to overlook the cave's prehistoric fauna.
When archaeologists dug up the site, they found more than
Unlike other primate species such as the orangutan or proboscis monkey known worldwide due to their endangered status, Borneo's macaque species are infamously known as pests.
Despite their status as pests, surprisingly, there are
The Borneo orangutan is the only great ape found in Asia. Here in Borneo, it shares the rainforest with 12 other primate species including two gibbon species.
Although they more closely resemble monkeys, gibbons
The nearest national park to the energy town of Sarawak, Bintulu, is Similajau National Park.
Widely known by its official name, 'Similajau' in the early days of the park’s establishment, locals preferred to call
Situated about 30km from Bintulu town, Similajau National Park covers a total area of 22,230 acres.
The park was gazetted in 1978 and opened to public in 1995.
Here are 5 interesting things about Similajau