One would have not seen Sabah, Borneo as a complete trip without making it to the Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Center. A chance to visit Sepilok will leave visitors in awe and feeling well educated on the Borneo’s famous wild-man of Borneo. The rehabilitation center was founded in 1964, which is under the management of the Sabah Wildlife Department, was created to rehabilitate orphan orangutans that was rescued from captivity. Alongside the center is the Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre and Rainforest Discovery Center.
The newly opened Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre is equally popular, with the same objective that is to help rehabilitate the Bornean sun bears. The sun bears are active and playful mostly during the day, these bears do not hibernate, they would climb trees and extract honey from beehives, conferring them with the alternative name of ‘honey bear’ .