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View of the Kinabatangan River in Sabah, Borneo, Malaysia

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About Borneo

Borneo holds an estimated 6% of global biodiversity making it one of the most species rich places in the world.

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Borneo

Map of Borneo © Orangutan Appeal UK
Borneo fact infographic shows that there are 15,000 plant species, more than 1,000 butterfly species, more than 600 bird species, and more than 233 terrestrial mammal species in Borneo.

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Sabah

Map of Sepilok in Sabah, Borneo, Malaysia Plant and animal species of Borneo Map of Borneo © Orangutan Appeal UKMap of Sepilok in Sabah, Borneo, Malaysia Plant and animal species of Borneo Map of Borneo © Orangutan Appeal UK
Misty rainforest in Sabah, Borneo, Malaysia Plant and animal species of Sabah
A infographic showing that their are 326 bird species, 215 reptile species, 224 mammal species, and 112 amphibian species in Sabah.

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