The Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre (BSBCC) is a sun bear rescue and rehabilitation facility being developed in Sabah, Malaysian Borneo.
Malayan sun bears are the smallest bears in the world and are only found in Southeast Asia. These bears continue to be threatened by forest degradation, illegal hunting for bear parts and poaching to obtain young cubs for pet trade. The results of these threats has caused young sun bears found to be living in unnatural captive conditions in Sabah, with no access to outdoor areas.
There are currently 42 rescued ex-captive sun bears residing at the BSBCC. The facility includes large forest enclosures to provide a natural environment suited to the needs and welfare of the sun bears and facilitate their rehabilitation back into the wild.
In 2014, the Centre opens to the public. Visitors can learn about sun bears and observe them in their natural habitat.
Virtual Safari Experience at Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre with Dr. Wong
The current situation may restrict you from visiting us but
fret not, you still can have marvelous experience from far away by having a virtual safari live from BSBCC, exclusively guided by Dr. Wong Siew Te.
"Do what you do best to help the sun bear!"
- Papa Bear -
Save The Sun Bears!
You can also help to save sun bears by:
Volunteering with us
Get yourselves involved in our daily routine of keeping the bears happy and joyful.
Fundraising for the bears
Fundraising will help us a lot to maintain our centre operation and serving the lovely sun bear.
Visiting our centre
Visiting us will expose you directly to see the sun bears in the forest, giving you information and helping us to spread the words of the sun bear.
Have a question or comment? We welcome all enquiries, so please get in touch from any of the methods below:
Write to us at our
PPM 219, Elopura,
90000 Sandakan, Sabah,