Tag Archives: mangrove

Pulau Kukup Johor National Park, Johor

Pulau Kukup is one of the largest uninhabited mangroves in the world. It is also the only one situated in Johor waters. Today, Pulau Kukup has received international recognition, being granted the status of a ‘Wetland of International Importance’ (RAMSAR site) by the Geneva- based Ramsar Convention Bureau. A local folklore tells the tale of […]

Kuala Gula Bird Sanctuary, Perak

Matang Mangrove Forest is the largest stand of mangrove ecosystems in Peninsular Malaysia. These ecologically abundant mangrove habitats stretch along the west coast tidal mudflats of northern Perak for almost 50km plus another 40km along the shorelines of the sheltered river systems within the reserve’s five estuaries. During the migration season between August and April […]

Mangrove swamps and orang utans, Sabah

Named after two rivers that flow through it, the Kabili-Sepilok Nature Reserve is home to an interesting and diverse array of wildlife and vegetation, consisting mainly of Dipterocarp and mangrove forests. There are several nature trails that lead through the forest, taking you from tropical highland forest to lowland mangrove swamps. The reserve is also […]