|The Flamingo pond is shown at the foreground. Note the name of the park on the grassed slope - "Taman Hidupan Liar" to mean 'Wildlife park' in Malay. The park was officially opened to the Bintulu public and visitors on 2 August,1991.|
|Greater Flamingoes |
Happy Malaysia Day, Sarawak!!
(Note: On the 16th of September, Sarawak will celebrate its independence being a party to the formation of Malaysia. As part of remembering history I'll create some posts on what it means to be a Malaysian as I have experienced it. Check out the rest of the postings by following this link here.)
|Layout Plan of the Wildlife Park or Taman Hidupan Liar|
|Greater flamingo (Phoenicophous ruber) - getting comfortable in a pond designed for their home and permanent stay at Binulu. A flock of 23 birds were flown in from Tanzania, Africa.|
|Me at play with a flamingo, 1991.|