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Borneo's Tropical Eden: Sabah

Art / Photobook

By: Chua Ee Kiam

255 pages, colour photos

Simply Green

Hardback | Dec 2004 [2005 reprint] | #159578 | ISBN: 9810514123
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NHBS Price: £112.00 $148/€127 approx

About this book

The tropical rainforest of Sabah, one of the oldest in the world, and phenomenally luxuriant and have spawned an abundance of wildlife. Many creatures and plants are endemic here, found nowhere else in the world. From the minute insect to the largest mammal, each has a story to tell. The forest, home to over thousand species of plants are also natural pharmacies for a cornucopia of medicinal drugs waiting to be discovered. Besides it spectacular rainforests and mountainscapes, Sabah possesses exquisite islands scattered like gems in an aquamarine sea teeming with enchanting marine life.

Richly illustrated with over 360 photographs and evocatively written, the handsome book will appeal to eco-enthusiasts and lovers of nature.

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