The lower Kinabatangan river area is full of wildlife relatively easy to see because the animals live all close to the river and the village of Sukau lies deeply in the protected area. Species found in the area are orangutans, proboscis monkeys, macaques, gibbons, hornbills, Sumatran rhinoceros and Borneo pygmy elephants. Borneo pygmy elephants are a subspecies of the Asian elephant found only in northern Borneo. According to estimates there are only about 1000 Borneo pygmy elephants left in the wild.

01 Orangutan mother with baby 02 Black fly 03 Borneo pygmy elephant 04 Borneo pygmy elephant 05 Borneo pygmy elephant 06 Borneo pygmy elephant grazing
07 Borneo pygmy elephants feeding 08 Borneo pygmy elephants 09 Borneo pygmy elephants 10 Borneo pygmy elephant 11 Borneo pygmy elephant 12 Borneo pygmy elephant
13 Borneo pygmy elephant 14 Proboscis monkey colony 15 Female proboscis monkey 16 Proboscis monkey colony 17 Male proboscis monkey
18 Male proboscis monkey 19 Male proboscis monkey 20 Male proboscis monkey 21 Macaque monkeys cleaning each other 22 Macaque monkey
23 Monitor lizard resting on tree
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