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Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre, Sandakan, Sabah.

Sabah Wildlife Department, W.D.T. 200, Sandakan, Jalan Sepilok, Sepilok, 90000 Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia

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About Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre, Sandakan, Sabah.

Opened in 1964 as the first official orangutan rehabilitation project for rescued orphaned baby orangutans from logging sites, plantations, illegal hunting or kept as pets. The orphaned orangutans are trained to survive again in the wild and are released as soon as they are ready.


Attractions near Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre, Sandakan, Sabah.

Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre (BSBCC)0.12km from Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre, Sandakan, Sabah.

Research center for improving animal welfare and rehabilitation of the Malayan sun bear. It also aims to raise public awareness about the plight of the sun bears and to raise conservation awareness about this species.

Sandakan Memorial Park11.12km from Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre, Sandakan, Sabah.

Sandakan Memorial Park commemorates the lives of thousands of allied prisoners of war who perished in Borneo at the hands of their Japanese captors.

Puu Jih Syh Temple15.63km from Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre, Sandakan, Sabah.

Puu Jih Shih Temple is a Buddhist temple located at the hilltop of Tanah Merah at Sandakan Bay in Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia. It is the biggest Buddhist temple in Sandakan

Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary16.26km from Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre, Sandakan, Sabah.

Located at the center of the mangrove forest, the sanctuary offers spots to observe Proboscis monkeys.

St. Michael's and All Angels Church, Sandakan18.32km from Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre, Sandakan, Sabah.

St. Michael is the oldest stone church in Sabah. The church is also part of the Sandakan Heritage Trails, a Heritage Trail which connects the historic sights and monuments of Sandakan.

Agnes Keith House18.67km from Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre, Sandakan, Sabah.

The museum is named after Agnes Newton Keith, an American author known for her three autobiographical accounts of life in British North Borneo. The house provides insights into life during the administration of British North Borneo and is furnished with a reproduction of colonial furniture and antiques. A gallery on the first floor tells the story of Agnes, her books and her family.

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Sabah has abundant natural resources, and its economy is strongly export oriented. Its primary exports include oil, gas, timber and palm oil. Sabah shares maritime borders with Vietnam to the west and the Philippines to the north and east.