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Pictures of borneo in Indonesia [updated 2014-04-08]



Below you will find a collection of photos from Indonesia. Pictures were taken by Rhett A. Butler over several years. While these images are the property of mongabay.com, it may be permissible to use them for non-commercial purposes (like powerpoint presentations and school projects), provided that the images are not altered in any form. Please read this for more details. If you are interested in using an image in a publication please contact me.


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Slash-and-burn agriculture in Borneo

Bird

Bornean orangutan in Borneo


Orangutan eating corn



Oil palm development in Central Kalimantan


New oil palm plantation established on peatland outside Palangkaraya


Orangutan Sitting On A Coconut


Mother orang looking skyward while holding infant (Kalimantan, Borneo (Indonesian Borneo))
Mother orang looking skyward while holding infant



Aerial view of peatland destruction in Borneo



Dead snake in Central Kalimantan



Forest degraded by palm oil orphaned orangutans


Slash-and-burn agriculture in Borneo

Frog

Bornean orangutan in Borneo on orangutan island

Hardwood canopy tree seedlings at reafforestation project in Tanjung Puting National Park (Kalimantan, Borneo (Indonesian Borneo))
Hardwood canopy tree seedlings at reafforestation project in Tanjung Puting National Park


New oil palm plantation established on peatland outside Palangkaraya

Slash-and-burn agriculture in Borneo

Bornean orangutan


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Illegal sawmill in Borneo


Oriental Pied Hornbill in flight


Beetle

Fire ants in Kalimantan (Kalimantan, Borneo (Indonesian Borneo))
Fire ants in Kalimantan


Slash-and-burn agriculture in Borneo

Village along the Rungan River

Mouth of the Seikonyer River as viewed from the Kumai river (Kalimantan, Borneo (Indonesian Borneo))
Mouth of the Seikonyer River as viewed from the Kumai river


Plant


Baby Orangutan in tree


Mother and young oragutans (Kalimantan, Borneo (Indonesian Borneo))
Mother and young oragutans


Black pill millipede

Peat forest in Borneo

Blackwater swamp grass and surrounding vegetation (Kalimantan, Borneo (Indonesian Borneo))
Blackwater swamp grass and surrounding vegetation


Airplane view of peatlands in Borneo

Observation platform in the Borneo rainforest

Illegal logging in Borneo

Illegal logging in Borneo


Red and black weevil eating a spider


Peat forest in Borneo

Yellow and brown grasshopper (Kalimantan, Borneo (Indonesian Borneo))
Yellow and brown grasshopper


Canal draining the peat forest

Long-tailed macaque picking through the fur of another macaque (Kalimantan, Borneo (Indonesian Borneo))
Long-tailed macaque picking through the fur of another macaque


Illegal logging operation in Borneo

New oil palm plantation established on peatland outside Palangkaraya

Bornean orangutan

Gold mining operation in Borneo

Brown colored cicada (Kalimantan, Borneo (Indonesian Borneo))
Brown colored cicada



Sunset over Borneo


Navigating Borneo's peat forest


Sunset over Borneo



Red and black weevil eating a spider


Hut on an area of deforested peatland

Deluxe Borneo jungle tour boat

Cicada

Hiking in a peat swamp in Borneo

Borneo orangutan

Rungan River

Borneo rainforest tour boat

Peat forest in Borneo

Peat forest in Borneo

Canal draining the peat forest

Adult male Borneo Orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus) at Pondok Tanggui (Kalimantan, Borneo (Indonesian Borneo))
Adult male Borneo Orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus) at Pondok Tanggui



The large number of baby orangutans in Nyaru Menteng has seriously damaged the forest where they forage


Peat forest in Borneo

Cleared and burned peat forest in Borneo

Whitewater and blackwater mixing where creek to Camp Leaky meets the Sekonyer River (Kalimantan, Borneo (Indonesian Borneo))
Whitewater and blackwater mixing where creek to Camp Leaky meets the Sekonyer River



Red and black weevil eating a spider


Boating through the peat forest

Canal built by the government of Central Kalimantan in 2012 to drain the peat forest

Hiking in a peat swamp in Borneo

Plant

Orangutans on feeding platform in Tanjung Puting National Park (Kalimantan, Borneo (Indonesian Borneo))
Orangutans on feeding platform in Tanjung Puting National Park


New oil palm plantation established on peatland outside Palangkaraya


Large Orangutan Eating Corn


Workers at an illegal sawmill in Borneo

Sprouting seedlings at reforestation project in Tanjung Puting National Park (Kalimantan, Borneo (Indonesian Borneo))
Sprouting seedlings at reforestation project in Tanjung Puting National Park



New oil palm estate on forest land in Sumatra


Seedlings at reforestation project in Tanjung Puting National Park (Kalimantan, Borneo (Indonesian Borneo))
Seedlings at reforestation project in Tanjung Puting National Park


Illegal logging in Borneo


Orangutan walking on its knuckles


Degraded peatland in Borneo

Cicada emerging


Cut timber awaiting shipment in Central Kalimantan


Peat forest in Borneo

Wild antherium?

Airplane view of peatlands in Borneo

Blackwater swamp in Borneo (Kalimantan, Borneo (Indonesian Borneo))
Blackwater swamp in Borneo


Adult male Proboscis Monkey in tree (Kalimantan, Borneo (Indonesian Borneo))
Adult male Proboscis Monkey in tree


Orphaned orangutans learning forest behavior at the Orangutan Care Centre and Quarantine in Pangkalan (Kalimantan, Borneo (Indonesian Borneo))
Orphaned orangutans learning forest behavior at the Orangutan Care Centre and Quarantine in Pangkalan


Boat heading up the  Sekonyer River (Kalimantan, Borneo (Indonesian Borneo))
Boat heading up the Sekonyer River


Java monkey (Macaca fascicularis) reaching (Kalimantan, Borneo (Indonesian Borneo))
Java monkey (Macaca fascicularis) reaching


Slash-and-burn agriculture in Borneo

Hiking in a peat swamp in Borneo

Rungan River

Illegal logging in Borneo

Swamp forest along blackwater river (Kalimantan, Borneo (Indonesian Borneo))
Swamp forest along blackwater river


Large-nosed Male Proboscis Monkey eating fruit (Kalimantan, Borneo (Indonesian Borneo))
Large-nosed Male Proboscis Monkey eating fruit


Peat forest in Borneo

Borneo forest squirrel with orangish belly (Kalimantan, Borneo (Indonesian Borneo))
Borneo forest squirrel with orangish belly.


Yellow and black assassin bug on a flower


Aerial view of peatland destruction in Borneo


Borneo peat swamp

Sacred mountain in Borneo


Baby Orantutan feeding while another looks on


Adult male Proboscis Monkey in tree (Kalimantan, Borneo (Indonesian Borneo))
Adult male Proboscis Monkey in tree


Illegal logging in Borneo

Navigating Borneo's peat forest


Peat swamps of Central Kalimantan



Logging of peat forest in Central Kalimantan


Recovering peat forest after Borneo's big fires

Navigating Borneo's peat forest

Group of orangutans on feeding platform at Camp Leaky (Kalimantan, Borneo (Indonesian Borneo))
Group of orangutans on feeding platform at Camp Leaky


Line of logs awaiting processing at an illegal sawmill in Indonesian Borneo

A cage at Pondok Tanggui that was donated by the Indonesian government for Orangutan conservation but is never used (Kalimantan, Borneo (Indonesian Borneo))
A cage at Pondok Tanggui that was donated by the Indonesian government for Orangutan conservation but is never used


Illegal logging in Borneo

Bornean orangutan

Borneo orangutan

Borneo Bloodsucker (Bronchocela cristatella) (Kalimantan, Borneo (Indonesian Borneo))
Borneo Bloodsucker (Bronchocela cristatella)


Navigating the peat forest in Borneo

New oil palm plantation established on peatland outside Palangkaraya

White sands forest that has regrown since the 1997-1998 Borneo fires



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