Posts by: Umir

Save the Elephants

By Mirni Sumiyati On 14 November 2012, a mother elephant and two young elephants died in Tesso Nilo National Park, Riau, Indonesia. It is suspected that somebody had poisoned the elephants. Currently, an investigation by WWF-US and an accompanying investigation by the National Park BKSDA Tessonilo is being carried out….

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Visiting Wildlife

By Mirni Sumiyati Mirni Sumiyati from Indonesia writes about the Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre, which was set up in 1964 to rehabilitate orphaned baby orang utan. The Centre is located at a distance of approximately 23km from the Sandakan Town. Image Source: Google Images Are you an animal lover?…

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Rujak – The Indonesian Sweet

By Mirni Sumiyati Rujak is a popular dessert in Indonesia. It is a very healthy dessert because it is like a fruit salad with spicy peanut sauce, and is made from chilies, peanuts and brown sugar. Many other fruits can also be added to it, such as: mango, yam, papaya,…

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