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A pristine rainforest located in the central-interior of Sabah, Danum Valley holds a unique status of being an area with non-existent of logging and as the last remaining representative of a virgin forest that used to cover North Borneo. Having the prestige as the location of the world-renowned leading field research station in the tropics, Danum Valley welcomes you to experience the sojourn in the untouched rainforest.
Discover the high diversity of plants and animals that are considered to be the most diverse on the planet with the possibility of finding new species, also home to few of the major primates such as Bornean Orangutan, Bornean Gibbon and as well as other big mammals.
Diverse of Vegetation
Danum Valley, is flora rich with 511 species of trees were identified so far. Walking in the trails dominated with dipterocarp trees with closely spaced tree canopies and little undergrowth is surely an experience to be treasured.
World Eminent of Wildlife Diversity
Prominent for its rich diversity of animals, Danun Valley is recognized for its large terrestrial mammals. Inhabited by more than 121 species of mammals with extremely rare animals including the 10 species of primates.
Paradise for Birder Twitches
It is also a haven for birders as it resides more than 317 species of birds, representing nearly three-quarters of the resident birds of the entire island of Borneo. This gives Danum the privilege of being one of the best destinations for bird watching.
Famous Research Site
Danum attracts World-Class Research project carried out by multinational core of Degree, PhD and Master students and also well-known researcher and scientists.
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danum valley studies centre
On the edge of DVCA is the Danum Valley Studies Centre (DVSC), a world-class rain forest research centre established in 1986 for the purposes of research, education, and wilderness recreation. Activities at the Studies Centre and within the Conservation Area are overseen and guided by the Danum Valley Management Committee.
The Centre has laboratories, a library, a computer room, a conference room, a restaurant, and a variety of sports and recreation facilities, including satellite TV, as well as several types of lodging, ranging from a permanent camping site to self-contained chalets.
news & articles
"Danum Valley Field Centre (DVFC) has evolved into one of the foremost rainforest research centres and at par with the Barro Colorado Island in Panama and La Selva Station in Costa Rica."
"Britain's Prince Willian and his wife Catherine Middleton, or fondly known as Kate, did not mind the sun, at all."
"Even when they're located near each other, not all rainforests are the same, UCLA-led research finds."
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