Sepilok Orang Utan Centre – Volunteer Duties – Indoor Nursery

The twelve volunteers are split up into three groups of four, and each group spends 6 days doing the same duties before having a day off, then changing to something different.  On my first and fourth working weeks I was assigned to the ‘indoor nursery’.  The word ‘indoor’ actually only means that the public don’t … More Sepilok Orang Utan Centre – Volunteer Duties – Indoor Nursery

Bornean Sun Bears

Next door to the Orang Utan rehabilitation centre is another sanctuary for Sun Bears.  Here, rescued bears can roam large areas of forest, dig for grubs, climb, forage and rest in the trees within the enclosures. They are the second rarest bear species, after the giant panda. The sun bear population has declined by at least … More Bornean Sun Bears