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Saving the Great Apes Gunung Leuser

John McMahon | April 8, 2019

Of the few remaining habitats left of the orangutans, Bukit Lawang inside Gunung Leuser National Park is the best known, a place for seeing and saving the red ape of Sumatra.

5 Animals to Look for in Brunei

Travelogues | July 21, 2017

Brunei is one of Southeast Asia’s better-kept tourism secrets, steeped in a rich history and tropical beauty. The wildlife isn’t easy to find, but it is more than worthy of the search.

Chasing the Tail of the Pygmy Pachyderm

Travelogues | July 6, 2017

They have shorter trunks, rounder faces, longer tails, and smaller tusks than their Asian cousins, but what really sets the Borneo pygmy elephant apart  from the herd – apart from a reputation for friendliness – is no one is really sure how it got there.