Elephant Research Networking

Apr 28, 12 Elephant Research Networking

Posted by in Events, Sabah, Wildlife

The Sabah Wildlife Department hosted this meeting which was organised by Dr. Benoît Goossens of Danau Girang Field Centre and Dr. Carl Traeholt of Copenhagen Zoo with conservationist from Malaysia, Indonesia and Cambodia who are working on elephant research throughout this region. Attendees were from the government sector,...

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Elephants are wonderful!

Jan 03, 12 Elephants are wonderful!

Posted by in Sabah, Wildlife

The Kinabatangan River is a wonderful place to see elephants.  But what most visitors do not understand is that today we see so many elephants because of the lack of habitat (home) left for the elephants today. And this is why we see the elephants in the Kinabatangan today.  Perhaps, in a hundred years time if the forest in linked...

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Pygmy or just Borneo elephant?

Jan 02, 12 Pygmy or just Borneo elephant?

Posted by in Sabah, Wildlife

Today, Sabah is known as the home of the Borneo pygmy elephant and almost everyone calls it so, but is there really such a thing as a “Borneo pygmy elephant”? Surprisingly the answer is no!  They is no such thing. So, why is it called Borneo pygmy elephant, then and why do we continue to call it so? Well, we can trace...

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