Danum Valley Conservation Area
Lahad Datu, Sabah, Malaysia
About Danum Valley Conservation Area
A 438 square kilometers tract of relatively undisturbed lowland dipterocarp forest. It has an extensive diversity of tropical flora and fauna, including the rare East Sumatran rhinoceros, Bornean orangutans, gibbons, mousedeer, clouded leopards and over 270 bird species.
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