The rainforest never truly sleeps.
When one group of animals finishes their shift, they are instantly replaced by a suite of other unimaginably unique and noisy creatures.
After a night full of frogs croaking, geckos chit-chatting, insects buzzing and owls screeching, first light began to filter through the trees.
Lying in bed, we could hear the sounds of the forest change.
Birds began to sing and a different assortment of whirring insects started their engines.
I could hear something larger though.
Large enough to bend branches and shake trees.
Needless to say, I was up and out the door.
With my eyes struggling to adjust, I noticed two long-limbed silhouettes moving towards me.
Considering our short stay at the field centre and the tiny number of orangutans left in the wild, I knew that our chances of seeing orangutans would be slim.
Continue reading (Incl. Pics) at: Zoomology Blog: Orangutans of Borneo - Woken by the People of the Forest.