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.

01 Guesthouse jetty 02 Boats in the river 03 Riverbank with dense jungle 04 Kinabatangan river in Sukau
05 Kinabatangan river in Sukau 06 Jackfruit tree 07 River and jungle at the Temonggoh limestone rock formation 08 River and jungle at the Temonggoh limestone rock formation 09 Jungle treetops
10 River and jungle at the Temonggoh limestone rock formation 11 Riverbank with dense jungle 12 Riverbank with dense jungle 13 Water hyacinth 14 Riverbank with dense jungle
15 Riverbank with dense jungle 16 Village mosque 17 Old Ben lodge 18 Jetty of Sukau rainforest lodge
19 Boat with tourists 01 Houses 02 House and telecommunications tower 03 Houses on main street
04 Harbour and jetty 05 School building 06 Main square 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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