Wildlife Sightings

The wildlife sightings data shared here are collected and recorded daily based on
observations by our guides, boatmen, and other team members around Sukau
Rainforest Lodge and along the Kinabatangan River.

Please note that the data collected are not 100% accurate and are based solely on
observations.

primate species

Average % sighting of success
Proboscis Monkey 100%
Quick Facts About Proboscis Monkey
Scientific name: Nasalis larvatus
IUCN status: Endangered
Habitat: Endemic to Borneo’s lowland, dipterocarp and mangrove & riverine
Adult weight: Male 16-30kg, female 7-12kg
Long-Tailed Macaque 100%
Quick Facts About Long-Tailed Macaque
Scientific name: Macaca fascicularis
IUCN status: Endangered
Habitat: Lowland tropical rainforests, riverine and shrubland & coastal forests
Adult weight: Male 5-9kg, female 3-6kg
Pig-Tailed Macaque 100%
Quick Facts About Pig-Tailed Macaque
Scientific name: Macaca nemestrina
IUCN status: Endangered
Habitat: Lowland tropical rainforest, swamp, coastal forests and montane forests
Adult weight: Male 5-12kg, female 4.5-6kg
Silver-Leaf Langur 96%
Quick Facts About Silver-Leaf Langur
Scientific name: Trachypithecus cristatus
IUCN status: Vulnerable
Habitat: Mangrove swamps and coastal forests & riverine
Adult weight: 5-7kg
Orang Utan 62%
Quick Facts About Orang Utan
Scientific name: Pongo pygmaeus
IUCN status: Critically endangered
Habitat: Endemic to Borneo’s tropical rainforest and lowlands & montane rainforests
Adult weight: Male 50-100kg, female 30-50kg
Maroon Langur 18%
Quick Facts About Maroon Langur
Scientific name: Presbytis rubicunda
IUCN status: Vulnerable
Habitat: Endemic to Borneo’s tropical rainforests & swamps
Adult weight: 5-7kg
Bornean Gibbon 3%
Quick Facts About Bornean Gibbon
Scientific name: Hylobates muelleri
IUCN status: Endangered
Habitat: Endemic to Borneo’s tropical rainforests
Adult weight: 4-8kg
Slow Loris 2%
Quick Facts About Slow Loris
Scientific name: Nycticebus borneanus
IUCN status: Vulnerable
Habitat: Endemic to Borneo’s tropical rainforests
Adult weight: 0.26-0.3kg
Western Tarsier 1%
Quick Facts About Western Tarsier
Scientific name: Cephalopachus bancanus borneanus
IUCN status: Vulnerable
Habitat: Endemic to Borneo’s lowland tropical rainforests
Adult weight: 0.105-0.135kg

mammal species

Average % sighting of success
Plantain Squirrel 99%
Quick Facts About Plantain Squirrel
Scientific name: Callosciurus notatus
IUCN status: Least concern
Habitat: Forests
Adult weight: 0.19kg
Prevost’s Squirrel 99%
Quick Facts About Prevost’s Squirrel
Scientific name: Callosciurus prevostii
IUCN status: Least concern
Habitat: Forests
Adult weight: 0.25-0.5kg
Common Palm Civet 87%
Quick Facts About Common Palm Civet
Scientific name: Paradoxurus hermaphroditus
IUCN status: Least concern
Habitat: Forests
Adult weight: 2-5kg
Plain Pygmy Squirrel 45%
Quick Facts About Plain Pygmy Squirrel
Scientific name: Exilisciurus exilis
IUCN status: Data deficient
Habitat: Forests
Adult weight: 0.012kg-0.026kg
Bornean Pygmy Elephant 39%
Quick Facts About Bornean Pygmy Elephant
Scientific name: Elephas maximus borneensis
IUCN status: Endangered
Habitat: Endemic to Borneo’s rainforests
Adult weight: 2,720-4,535 kg
Large Flying Fox 14%
Quick Facts About Large Flying Fox
Scientific name: Pteropus vampyrus
IUCN status: Endangered
Habitat: Forests and mangrove forests & coastal forests
Adult weight: 0.65–1.1 kg
Colugo 5%
Quick Facts About Colugo
Scientific name: Galeopterus variegatus
IUCN status: Least concern
Habitat: Forests
Adult weight: 1-2 kg
Lesser Mouse Deer 3%
Quick Facts About Lesser Mouse Deer
Scientific name: Tragulus kanchil
IUCN status: Least concern
Habitat: Forests
Adult weight: 2kg
Sunda Clouded Leopard 1%
Quick Facts About Sunda Clouded Leopard
Scientific name: Neofelis diardi
IUCN status: Vulnerable
Habitat: Lowland rainforests
Adult weight: 12-26 kg
Hairy-Nosed Otter 1%
Quick Facts About Hairy-Nosed Otter
Scientific name: Lutra sumatrana
IUCN status: Endangered
Habitat: Coastal areas & large inland rivers
Adult weight: 5-8kg
Sunda Leopard Cat 1%
Quick Facts About Sunda Leopard Cat
Scientific name: Prionailurus javanensis
IUCN status: Not recorded
Habitat: Lowland tropical rainforests
Adult weight: 0.55-3.8 kg

Reptile & Amphibian species

Average % sighting of success
Common Water Monitor 97%
Quick Facts About Common Water Monitor
Scientific name: Varanus salvator
IUCN status: Least concern
Habitat: Lakes, river and swamps & riparian
Adult weight: 20-32kg
Saltwater Crocodile 82%
Quick Facts About Saltwater Crocodile
Scientific name: Crocodylus porosus
IUCN status: Least concern
Habitat: Mangrove swamps and river deltas & freshwater rivers
Adult weight: 1,000-1,500kg
Five-Banded Gliding Lizard 25%
Quick Facts About Five-Banded Gliding Lizard
Scientific name: Draco quinquefasciatus
IUCN status: Least concern
Habitat: Lowland rainforests
Adult weight: Not recorded
Paradise Tree Snake 2%
Quick Facts About Paradise Tree Snake
Scientific name: Chrysopelea paradisi
IUCN status: Least concern
Habitat: Rainforests
Adult weight: 0.5-0.9kg
Mangrove Cat Snake 2%
Quick Facts About Mangrove Cat Snake
Scientific name: Boiga dendrophila
IUCN status: Least concern
Habitat: Lowland rainforests and mangrove swamps
Adult weight: 6kg
Green Tree Lizard 2%
Quick Facts About Green Tree Lizard
Scientific name: Bronchocela cristatella
IUCN status: Least concern
Habitat: Forests
Adult weight: Not recorded
Phyton 1%
Quick Facts About Phyton
Scientific name: Python breitensteini
IUCN status: Least concern
Habitat: Lowlands and flood plains & Swamps
Adult weight: 13.6kg
King Cobra 1%
Quick Facts About King Cobra
Scientific name: Ophiophagus hannah
IUCN status: Vulnerable
Habitat: Forests, shrublands and grasslands & wetlands (inland)
Adult weight:
Sukau Rainforest Lodge is an award-winning ecolodge situated along the Kinabatangan River in Malaysian, Borneo offering the best of wildlife and nature experience. Sister company of Borneo Eco Tours.

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