Wildlife tours in Malaysia reveal a treasure trove of animals. The country is home to thousands of unique plants and animals. It is also known to be one of the oldest rainforest floras in the world, with over 8000 species of flowering plants. One of these plants, the Tualang, is the world’s tallest tropical tree species that has been known to reach 88m (nearly 290ft) in height! Of course, the country’s rich natural resources have also been under threat from...
Wildlife tours in Malaysiareveal a treasure trove of animals. The country is home to thousands of unique plants and animals. It is also known to be one of the oldest rainforest floras in the world, with over 8000 species of flowering plants. One of these plants, the Tualang, is the world’s tallest tropical tree species that has been known to reach 88m (nearly 290ft) in height!
Of course, the country’s rich natural resources have also been under threat from human activity. But awareness of the need to conserve these ancient habitats and the region’s biodiversity is ever growing. Ecotourism and visitors keen to see the wildlife help to give the financial incentive to preserve.
Malaysian mammals to be enjoyed on a wildlife tour include Bornean Sun Bears, Tapirs, Leopards, Asian Elephants and Sumatran Rhinos, among many others. A rare treat is the endangered Bornean Pygmy Elephant, which you may have a chance of seeing. In primate terms Malaysia has five species of gibbons, Proboscis Monkeys and, of course, three species of orangutans. No trip to the Sabah region of the country would be complete without a visit to a the sanctuary at Sepilok.
Malaysia is also a renowned destination for a wildlife tour to see birds. It has a total of 815 bird species, of which 16 are endemic. These include the Malay Peacock-pheasant, Friendly Grasshopper Warbler, and the amazing Rhinoceros Hornbill.
To get the best out of a wildlife tour in Malaysia you need the expertise of one of the local specialists on Blue Sky Wildlife. On each tour operator’s page you will find an enquiry form to make direct contact and ask any quesitons you have about arranging a trip to Malaysia.
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