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Jurong Bird Park Singapore – Where Colour Lives

Macaw birds at Jurong Bird Park

Jurong Bird Park is Singapore’s famous bird park with one of the largest free-flying aviaries in the world. There are more than 5000 birds (with 400 different species) at Jurong Bird Park, spread over 20 hectares of land. Jurong Bird Park

Posted in Feature article, Singapore, Wildlife

Fairy Penguins Phillip Island Victoria

Fairy Penguins Phillip Island Australia

Phillip Island is located 90 minutes drive from Melbourne. It is a beautiful island with lots of Australian wildlife to see including Kangaroos, Koala and the nightly parade of the Fairy Penguins. They are referred to as Fairy Penguins through

Posted in Australia, Feature article, Melbourne, Wildlife

Nudibranch – Pokemon of the sea

Crested Nembrotha Dorid Nudibranch

I have never met a scuba diver who didn’t like nudibranchs! These colourful, wriggly creatures are part of the Nudibranchia family, a soft-bodied, marine gastropod mollusks which do not have shells. I had a friend describe them as flowers of the

Posted in Feature article, Wildlife

Real Forest People – Orangutan

Orangutan in North Sumatra Indonesia

Orangutans are my favourite animal. They are so much like people it is uncanny. Orangutans have 97% of the same DNA as humans so are some of our closest living relatives. The word orangutan comes from 2 Malay / Indonesian

Posted in Borneo, Feature article, Indonesia, Malaysia, Sarawak, Sumatra, Wildlife

Long nose monkeys Proboscis Monkey

Proboscis Monkey

There is only 1 island in the world where you can see these strange looking, long nose monkeys and that is on the island of Borneo. The island of Borneo has been separated from any mainland for millions of years

Posted in Borneo, Feature article, Malaysia, Sarawak, Wildlife

Wash an elephant in Sumatra Indonesia

Washing elephants at the river Tangkahan

There is a very tiny village located in North Sumatra Indonesia called Tangkahan. On one side of the village is the Gunung Leuser National Park, and on the other side are vast fields of palm oil plantations which had been tearing

Posted in Elephants, Feature article, Indonesia, Sumatra, Wildlife