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Japanese report

AS-HOPE report


Feeding ecology of Bornean orangutans (Pongo pygmaeus morio)


Date:2011/6/7 - 2011/7/1

First, I visited Malaysia on 7th June 2011 and received my updated research pass at Economic Planning Unit of Prime Minister's Department in Kuala Lumpur and applied research visa at Sabah Immigration Office in Kota Kinabalu. Then, Ivisited Kuala Sungai Danum Research Station (KSDRS) in Danum Valley Conservation Area, Sabah on 16th June. I conducted fallen fruits census and nest census mainly. Lastly, I visited Imbak canyon and Maliau basin Conservation Area, and was able to observe vegetation and animals on other research site of Sabah on June 21st.

A new nest of orangutan

An old nest

Fruit tree

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