Into the Canopy
EXPLORING ULU TEMBURONG NATIONAL PARK
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occasionally descending to the forest’s mid-canopy. Further down on the forest floor, the plain pygmy squirrel ( Exilisciurus exilis) scampers around near the chalets, foraging for food. The forest floor is also home to a wealth of flora, such as gingers, begonias, gesneriads and aroids, and varieties of rattan and the Ixora genus. Palms, ferns, moss and lichen line the river’s edge and rocky gullies.
You do not have to be a botanist or zoologist to appreciate the diversity of Ulu Temburong’s flora and fauna. All you need is a keen eye and a good pair of walking boots to enjoy the incredible life forms and structures that have evolved over millennia to produce the diverse forest home we find in Brunei today.