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Wildlife Observed at Danau Girang Field Centre

For more information please click on the relevant species name: Elephant © Paul Swen

Bearded Pig or Wild Boar

Scientific Name: Sus barbatus

Distribution: Malaysia, Sumatra and the Philippines

Bornean Clouded Leopard

Scientific Name:  Neofelis diardi

Distribution: Borneo and Sumatra

Bornean Elephant

Scientific Name: Elephas maximus borneensis

Distribution: East Sabah and extreme North Kalimantan

Bornean Orangutan

Scientific Name: Pongo pygmaeus morio

Distribution: Sabah and East Kalimantan

Bornean Slow Loris

Scientific Name: Nyticebus menagensis

Distribution: Borneo and possibly some surrounding islands 

Buffy Fish Owl

Scientific Name:  Ketupa ketupu

Distribution: Greater Sundas, South-east Asia, South-west, North-south Myanmar, Tenasserim, Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia, Singapore, Cambodia

Long-tailed Macaques © Paul Swen

Long-tailed Macaque

Scientific Name: Macaca fascicularis

Distribution: Found in many South-East Asian countries. Very common in the Lower Kinabatangan Wildlife Sanctuary.

Oriental Pied Hornbill

Scientific Name:  Anthracoceros albirostris

Distribution: North India, South China, South-east Asia, Malay Peninsula and Greater Sundas

Proboscis Monkey © Paul Swen

Proboscis monkey

Scientific Name:  Nasalis larvatus

Distribution: Endemic to Borneo

Reticulated Python

Scientific Name:  Python reticulatus

Distribution: Commonly found throughout South-east Asia

Saltwater Crocodile

Distribution: East India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Thailand, Malay Peninsula, South Pacific Islands, Borneo and Australia.

Sambar deer

Scientific Name: Cervus unicolor

Distribution: Sri Lanka, India, southern China, South-east Asia, Philippines, Sumatra and Borneo as well as many larger adjacent islands

Sun Bear

Scientific Name: Helarctos malayanus euryspilus

Distribution: Borneo

Water Monitor Lizard

Scientific Name: Varanus Salbatur

Distribution: Recorded in both urban areas, such as Bandar Seri Begawan and Bangar, as well as riparian parts of Batu Apoi. Wide spread from eastern India and Sri Lanka, east through Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, east to the Malay Peninsula, Indo-China, Southern China and the Philippines.

Western Tarsier

Scientific Name: Tarsius bancanus borneanus

Distribution: Borneo