Off The Beat: Rumble in the jungle of Sabah


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  • Saturday, 02 Feb 2019

Danum Valley has the world’s largest concentration of orangutans. — Photo: Wong Chun Wai

It's a terrible shame, really. Almost every Malaysian from the peninsula that I speak to has never heard of Danum Valley in Sabah, and many of the Sabahans that I know have sheepishly confessed that they’ve never stepped into this 130 million-year-old jungle (by contrast, the Amazon jungle is only 60 million years old).

And yet, Danum Valley is a world-famous forest site which has been dubbed Malaysia’s wildest and most untouched jungle paradise.

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