With a total length of 560 kilometers the Sungai Kinabatangan river in Sabah is the second longest river in Malaysia, and flows from the mountains of southwest Sabah the Sulu Sea, east of Sandakan. While the upstream part of the river has been heavily logged, the dual threats of piracy and flooding have kept its lower reaches largely free of development and as a consequence the lower Kinabatangan river area is full of wildlife. It is the largest forested plain in Malaysia and was designated as a wildlife sanctuary in 1999. The area where wildlife is most easily viewed is close to the village of Sukau, 134 km from Sandakan.
The river photo gallery  - 19 pictures of The river
Sukau photo gallery  - 6 pictures of Sukau
Wildlife photo gallery  - 23 pictures of Wildlife
19 photos of the lower Kinabatangan river around Sukau, Sabah
6 photos of the village of Sukau, the main access point for tourists visiting the lower Kinabatangan river wildlife sanctuary
23 photos of wildlife of the lower Kinabatangan area including, orangutans, Borneo pygmy elephants, proboscis monkeys and more
Gallery with all images
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