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The great apes fascinate us for so many reasons. They are so different and mysterious yet we likely all see something human in them: their dexterous fingers, their curiosity, and their interesting social dynamics. Sadly, many are endangered their habitat is rapidly being destroyed and the apes are hunted for bushmeat. The term ‘great apes’ […]
The orangutan, from the Malay words “orang hutan,“ meaning “human of the forest,” resides in the rain forests of the Southeast Asian islands of Borneo and Sumatra. Bornean orangutans are found in both Indonesia and Malaysia, meaning that Indonesia holds about 80 percent of the world’s wild orangutan population. Orangutans are the most intelligent beings on Earth after homosapiens, […]
Take a breath. It’s the 26th. You might be still stuffed full of food, shreds of wrapping paper turning up in inexplicable areas of the house. No more madly cooking, wrapping and planning. Or perhaps you don’t celebrate Christmas and the barrenness of the streets and obsessive Christmas advertising has finally finished. Don’t get us […]
Malaysia is one of Southeast Asia’s most popular tourist destinations. But, while Kuala Lumpur’s iconic Petronas Towers are pretty amazing, one of the biggest attractions to this country is the wildlife, especially in Malaysian Borneo. Borneo is a wildlife enthusiast’s dream. With world class dive spots, island turtle sanctuaries, and plenty of lush jungle, you […]
This week we showcase the cutest Asian animal babies. The third in our cutest animal babies series and we’ve added one for luck! We couldn’t not do the cutest Asian animal babies after the popularity of our 8 cutest African babies and South American babies,!? There’s at least one continent left! Amur leopard cub One […]
When the opportunity to write an article on orangutans with Eco Companion came about I jumped at the chance. After recently watching the BBC documentary Red Ape, I along with much of the nation were left feeling heart broken, overwhelmed and most of all helpless, staring in the face of our critically endangered forest cousins […]
Christmas is finally here, and you get to open all those lovely gifts at last. Will you be happy with everything you give and receive, or not? Instead, as you roll the wrapping paper into a wad and prepare to return half of your gifts in the New Year, imagine a better Christmas. Thinking of, […]
1. Kanha National Park, India Ever read the Jungle Book? Well now you can experience for yourself the Indian jungle that inspired Rudyard Kipling to write his famous novel. Take a walk or 4×4 drive through the jungle for your chance to see the elusive tiger, panther, giant flying squirrel, hyena, sloth, and the Indian […]
This week we showcase the cutest Asian animal babies. The third in our cutest animal babies series and we’ve added one for luck! We couldn’t not do the cutest Asian animal babies after the popularity of our 8 cutest African babies and South American babies,!? There’s at least one continent left! Amur leopard cub One […]
This week we showcase the cutest Asian animal babies. The third in our cutest animal babies series and we’ve added one for luck! We couldn’t not do the cutest Asian animal babies after the popularity of our 8 cutest African babies and South American babies,!? There’s at least one continent left! Amur leopard cub One […]