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a native or inhabitant of Borneo

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Estimates suggest that there are less than 40,000 Bornean orangutans and less than 6,500 Sumatran orangutans left in the wild.
Sylvatic transmission of arboviruses among Bornean orangutans.
This wooden tool has a patterned surface (usually inspired by floral and natural textures of the Bornean environment), which will at the same time serve as a decoration medium.
Dr Siew Te Wong or 'Wong' as he is known, is a vet and animal husbandry specialist turned wildlife biologist and researcher who has devoted his life to the conservation of endangered species in the Bornean rainforest.
Notebooks apprehended in 2009 from just one trafficking syndicate revealed that 22,000 pangolins were killed in just 21 months in the Bornean state of Sabah," (http://www.
The apes left the trees as frequently in dense forests as in areas hit hard by logging, indicating that this is Bornean orangutans' natural behavior, say researchers led by Marc Ancrenaz of HUTAN/Kinabatangan Orangutan Conservation Program in Sabah, Malaysia.
The Bornean orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus) is the world's largest arboreal (tree-dwelling) mammal.
The Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre (BSBCC) was established to promote Malayan sun bear conservation in Sabah by creating the capacity to rehabilitate and release suitable orphaned and ex-captive bears back into the wild, providing an improved long-term living environment for captive bears.
During 2013 the zoo celebrated the birth of a baby bonobo, a western lowland gorilla and more recently a Bornean orang utan, while among other newcomers were baby vicuna, pygmy goats, capybara, meerkats, marmoset babies, penguin chicks, a white faced saki monkey, snow leopard cubs and a crowned lemur.
Among those featured in the calendar are Bornean orang utans, Rotschild giraffes, Gelada baboons, Stanley cranes - the national bird of South Africa - a rhinoceros and iguana.
But consider this month's cover image: it shows a determined Chris Darling, curator in the ROM's entomology department, deep in the Bornean tropical forest seeking answers to some of the most pressing questions of the day.
It's so popular, visitors are restricted to 15-minute slots, making this the Bornean equivalent of an express pedicure.
The region has suffered from high rates of deforestation and is home to over 94 threatened and endangered species, including the Bornean Orangutan.
The forest is home to some of the world's rarest animals, including the endangered Bornean orangutan, the Asian elephant and the Sumatran rhinoceros.