Wild Borneo

March 18, 2018
Large herd of banteng including several bulls and females. (Copyright: DGFC/SWD)

Large forest areas essential for Bornean banteng survival

Kota Kinabalu: The Bornean banteng is the most endangered large mammal in Sabah, highly threatened by habitat loss, fragmentation and heavy poaching. A recent study published […]
March 19, 2018
A female elephant with her satellite collar crossing a small river in a forest reserve in Sabah. (Courtesy: Rudi Delvaux)

Protected area management priorities crucial for the future of Bornean elephants

Sabah, Malaysia: Degraded forests play a crucial role in the future survival of Bornean elephants. A new study, published in the journal Biological Conservation, finds that […]
April 4, 2018
The female red and blue Opadometa. Credit: Corné van der Linden

Students describe an elusive spider while stationed in Borneo

Kinabatangan: Students taking part in a recent ecology field course in Kinabatangan described the first male of an elusive species of orb-weaving spider known for its […]
April 15, 2018
Bantengs resting under a dense canopy during the middle of the day (courtesy: DGFC)

Post-logging conditions modify ambient temperature and impact banteng behaviour and habitat use

Kota Kinabalu: The Bornean banteng is the most endangered large mammal in Sabah, highly threatened by habitat loss, fragmentation and heavy poaching. A recent study published […]