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All photographs were taken by members of the group and can be used in any teaching and learning context in a school but cannot be used for any other purposes without prior permission of kate.russell@staffordshire.gov.uk 

Flora and Fauna of Borneo

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Proboscis monkeys are only found in Borneo; we saw several at Bako National Park (CS)

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A close encounter with an old man of the forest.  (RW and RGJ)

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Who can ever forget our experience with the orang-utans at Semenggoh Wildlife Centre? (RW and RGJ and CC) 

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We were all enchanted with these "men of the forest." (CS)

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Macaque and baby; these monkeys are rather endearing, but can steal from you! They are brave creatures! (CS)

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A Hornbill (CS)

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A Stork billed Kingfisher (CS)

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Forest cactus; well it may not be a cactus but this exotic bloom certainly stood out in the forest! (CS)

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These towering forest giants had huge trailing lianas. (RW and RGJ)

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Forest canopy (CC)

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We had to be careful what we used as a handrail while we were walking through the forest! (CC)

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Buttress roots (CC)

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A strange root (CC)

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Pitcher plants are carnivorous. They contain scented, sticky liquid that attracts insects. (RW and RGJ)

Thanks to Discover the Living Planet and Borneo Adventure for their splendid organisation and a great trip.

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