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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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Degraded peatland in Borneo

The Bearded Pig feeding on rambutan (Nephelium lappaceum) (Kalimantan, Borneo (Indonesian Borneo))
The Bearded Pig feeding on rambutan (Nephelium lappaceum)


Bornean bearded pig feeding on fallen rambutan fruit (Kalimantan, Borneo (Indonesian Borneo))
Bornean bearded pig feeding on fallen rambutan fruit


Young orang-utan eating rambutan fruit (Kalimantan, Borneo (Indonesian Borneo))
Young orang-utan eating rambutan fruit


Illegal logging in Borneo


Aerial view of peat forest logging in Central Kalimantan


Hiking in a peat swamp in Borneo


Peatland scrub



Airplane view of Singapore


Stacks of illegally logged timber in Borneo

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


Male and female Proboscis Monkeys (Nasalis larvatus) in tree (Kalimantan, Borneo (Indonesian Borneo))
Male and female Proboscis Monkeys (Nasalis larvatus) in tree


Illegal logging in Borneo

Bornean orangutan

Peat forest in Borneo


Fruit bat


Gecko

Stacks of illegally logged timber in Borneo

Navigating Borneo's peat swamp

Recovering peat forest after Borneo's big fires


Peatland scrub


Clouds at sunset-taken from a plane (Kalimantan, Borneo (Indonesian Borneo))
Clouds at sunset-taken from a plane


New oil palm plantation established on peatland outside Palangkaraya

Plane view of deforestation (Kalimantan, Borneo (Indonesian Borneo))
Plane view of deforestation


Bornean orangutan in Borneo

Peat forest in Borneo


Borneo forest squirrel


Plant

Degraded peatland in Borneo

White fungi growing on rotting log (Kalimantan, Borneo (Indonesian Borneo))
White fungi growing on rotting log


Illegal logging in Borneo

New oil palm plantation established on peatland outside Palangkaraya

Farmer clearing peat forest in Indonesian Borneo

Small water monitor (Varanus salvator) (Kalimantan, Borneo (Indonesian Borneo))
Small water monitor (Varanus salvator)


Bornean orangutan


Orangutan contemplates the value of eating corn


Illegal logging operation in Borneo

Sign for Pondok Tanggui, a conservation program funded by Orangutan Foundation International (Kalimantan, Borneo (Indonesian Borneo))
Sign for Pondok Tanggui, a conservation program funded by Orangutan Foundation International


Bornean orangutan in Borneo

Plant

Orang sitting on ground with ribbon in hand (Kalimantan, Borneo (Indonesian Borneo))
Orang sitting on ground with ribbon in hand


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


Navigating Borneo's peat forest

Peat forest in Borneo

Illegal logging in Borneo

Bornean orangutan


One orangutan examins another


Navigating the peat forest in Borneo

Illegal logging in Borneo

Illegal logging in Borneo

Proboscis Monkey (Nasalis larvatus) in a rainforest tree (Kalimantan, Borneo (Indonesian Borneo))
Proboscis Monkey (Nasalis larvatus) in a rainforest tree


Stacks of illegally logged timber in Borneo

Stump of an illegally logged tree

Borneo peat swamp

Adult male proboscis monkey with young monkey (Kalimantan, Borneo (Indonesian Borneo))
Adult male proboscis monkey with young monkey



Logging of production forest in Central Kalimantan


Borneo orangutan

Wild adult orangutan (Kalimantan, Borneo (Indonesian Borneo))
Wild adult orangutan


New oil palm plantation established on peatland outside Palangkaraya

The forested blackwater river to Camp Leaky (Kalimantan, Borneo (Indonesian Borneo))
The forested blackwater river to Camp Leaky


Borneo orangutan


Peatland scrub



Floating houses near Nyaru Menteng


Peat forest in Borneo

Navigating Borneo's peat forest


Peatland scrub



Peatland scrub


Illegal logging in Borneo

Bornean orangutan in Borneo

Ant nest made of leaves

Burned forest in a peat swamp


Red grasshawk dragonfly


Gold mining operation in Borneo

Rehabilitated mother and baby orangutans in tree at Camp Leaky (Kalimantan, Borneo (Indonesian Borneo))
Rehabilitated mother and baby orangutans in tree at Camp Leaky


Forest damage caused by gold mining


Orangutan eating corn



Oil palm development in Central Kalimantan



Borneo coastline


Red fruit on rainforest tree (Kalimantan, Borneo (Indonesian Borneo))
Red fruit on rainforest tree


New oil palm plantation established on peatland outside Palangkaraya

New oil palm plantation established on peatland outside Palangkaraya

Red fruit

Peat forest in Borneo

Black pill millipede

Black pill millipede

Peat forest in Borneo

Stacks of illegally logged timber in Borneo

Fern

Cicada

Peat forest in Borneo


Forest degraded by palm oil orphaned orangutans



Forest degraded by palm oil orphaned orangutans


Swamp forest along blackwater river to Camp Leaky (Kalimantan, Borneo (Indonesian Borneo))
Swamp forest along blackwater river to Camp Leaky


Ants hauling body parts of a dead insect (Kalimantan, Borneo (Indonesian Borneo))
Ants hauling body parts of a dead insect


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


Water monitor lizard under a house (Kalimantan, Borneo (Indonesian Borneo))
Water monitor lizard under a house



Aerial view of peatland destruction in Borneo


Aerial view of the southern coast of Borneo (Kalimantan, Borneo (Indonesian Borneo))
Aerial view of the southern coast of Borneo. Some mangroves are visible.


Peat forest in Borneo

Deforested peat swamp (Kalimantan, Borneo (Indonesian Borneo))
Deforested peat swamp. The canal is used to drain the forest land which is then converted for short-term agriculture. Due to the nature of these "soils" nutrients are quickly leached and crops will not grow for extended periods of time.



Patterns in a spider web


Bornean orangutan

Bornean orangutan that has found a plastic bottle and filled it with river water to drink

Workers at an illegal sawmill in Borneo

Degraded peatland in Borneo

New oil palm plantation established on peatland outside Palangkaraya

Cricket

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


Slash-and-burn agriculture in Borneo

Canal draining the peat forest

Degraded peatland in Borneo

Slash-and-burn agriculture in Borneo

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


Flooded swamp forest in Tanjung Puting National Park (Kalimantan, Borneo (Indonesian Borneo))
Flooded swamp forest in Tanjung Puting National Park



Two orangutans playing


Borneo peat forest at dawn


Aerial view of peatland destruction in Borneo


Hut on an area of deforested peatland

Orang climbing while eating bananas (Kalimantan, Borneo (Indonesian Borneo))
Orang climbing while eating bananas



Forest degraded by palm oil orphaned orangutans


Peatland flower

Cynomolgus monkey/macaque (Macaca fascicularis) cupping its hand to drink from a river (Kalimantan, Borneo (Indonesian Borneo))
Cynomolgus monkey/macaque (Macaca fascicularis) cupping its hand to drink from a river



Aerial view of oil palm plantations in Kalimantan



Baby Orangutan looking for a bottle



Full Lipped Orangutan


Observation platform in the Borneo rainforest

Bornean orangutan


Sunset over Borneo


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




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