Sukau on the Kinabatangan
Sukau on the Lower Kinabatangan River
Much of the lower Kinabatangan River is gazetted under the Kinabatangan Wildlife Sanctuary and it meanders through a flood plain creating numerous ox-bow lakes and making it an ideal environment for some of the best wildlife and birdlife found in Malaysia.
Sunset on the Kinabatangan
Long-tailed Macaque on the Kinabatangan
Hoofed mammals which are mainly active at night include wild cattle or Tembadau, bearded pig and four species of deer namely sambar, greater mouse-deer, barking deer and lesser mouse-deer which is also the world’s smallest hoofed mammal.
Rhinoceros Hornbill on the Kinabatangan
As well as the egrets, bird life includes herons, storm’s stork, osprey, falcon, kingfisher, hornbill, woodpecker, drongo, oriole, parakeet, coucal and many others.