The Belum-Temenggor rainforest is home to some of the world's most threatened mammals such as for instance the Malaysian Tiger, the Malaysian Sun Bear, the Sumatran Rhinoceros, the white-handed Gibbon, the Asiatic Elephant and the Malayan Tapir. According to Dr. Daniel Baskaran, the director of the Pulau Banding Rainforest Research Centre, thanks to conservation efforts, there is a stable and growing tiger population of 20-25 individuals, which in 10 years might double. The reserve has a counterpart in Thailand, so the wildlife can roam across the border in a protected area. However, because the wildlife is spread over a large area, animal sightings are not guaranteed.
01 Wild boar 02 Wild boar 03 Monkey nest 04 Rafflesia bud
05 Dead rafflesia flower 06 Salt lick 07 Salt lick 08 Automatic wildlife camera 09 Salt lick
10 White mushrooms
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