Tuesday, September 11, 2007
Hunting for Orang Utan -Semenggoh-

Short-talk:

Do you know that Unimas has a Bowling Centre? Cool ! Rm3 per game for student. That is freakingly cheap! Furthermore, there will be a snooker room add in too! How cool is that!


How about Swinburne??? Hmm..


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And it was a Sunday afternoon. Usually i will have my leadership training at this hour, however "there's always a season of relaxation" for this time round. Thank God! A jaunt to Semmengoh.


Semmengoh, here we go! 20 minutes ride from Kuching.
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And reached. It was clearly shown and pronounced as Semenggoh. Not Semenggok okay. For those who never been here before, you can find Orang Utan here. Yeap, that was my intent for this trip -Hunting for breathing Orang Utan-.


Down the sloppy hill song.

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The first signboard that barely caught my attention.

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Orang Utan's territory. Sssshhhhh...quiet.... Hunting Mission began!

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Surrounded by trees.


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Huh!!! "Beware of Dead?" Am i bringing myself to a dead path? Maybe this is how they attract tourists through fearsome signboard. Please Orang Utan don't kidnap me......



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This seemed more like jungle hiking le...



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Strolling steadily on the path as required.



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Surprise surprise.. What were they watching? Any Orang Utan?



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Nothing le ... Mana Orang Utan. Keep searching. And got it! (picture below)



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Cant see anything? Click here to view the larger image.

There were only three Orang Utan that I have found hanging on the trees. The grandpa with the name Ritchie. Seriously, it's his name. Ritchie ohh Ritchie...



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The Food


There was one guy by the name of Charles Darwin came out with an evolutionary theory that indicated men were evolved from monkeys. Gosshh... I would never want to imagine or never want my ancestors to look like one either.


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Such a horrible look...



Resting under a shelter before we heading towards abother station.


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Take a look at what have i captured

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It is known as (direct translation from mandarin) "Pig Dragon Grass". Zhu Lung Chao.



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Buaya Katak ? Odd.


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Poor and unaccompanied animal. Probably it used to be a frog, and was then struck by lightning and evolved into a buaya besar... Okay, lame.

And there was another funny signboard that did grasp my attention.


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Hmm... Emergency assembly point. What if we are attacked by Orang Utan, do we need to gather there again?

On my left.

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And on my right.


*** BoooMMMM ***


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And there you have the throng again. Everyone was busying taking pictures of ........**drum rollss** ....... ??? Hornbill??



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No! It's not a statue. Another Orang Utan spotted again! Heap heap hooray!! What to do, I have never seen Orang Utan in such distance bah... However, this Orang Utan was kinda unique in the sense that it had no camera shy like me at all compared to Ritchie. Don't believe me?

Watch these.


Pose 1

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Aiseh man ....



Pose 2

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Acting cool ...



Pose 3

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Even ketiak also want to show people. Tsk tsk.. Don't ask me for its gender k. You figure out it yourself.


Pose 4

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This Orang Utan was certainly get thrilled when it came to camwhoring. Even i was badly defeated by its boldness. **clap clap**


Still manage to hark back to the evolutionary theory that i have refered to just now. Perhaps, I might never know it's valid until I have stumbled upon the last signboard before my departure. (picture below)


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**giggle** Phew... how blessed am i that my name is not printed below those pictures. Don't stone me if your name appears on it k.


Family photo.

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You cant find me in there. Reason: While all of them were gleefully posing in front, I was one of the dumped voluntary sacrificial photographer behind the scene. Pity Johnson.


Big group **shake head**. At least there was a bunch of student leaders that willing to contain me in the next snapshot.


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Bring yourself there!




Tittle-tattle:

Next week i will have 4 exams in a roll. No updates for the next few days. I need to pull my socks!!


Comments:

Wow, what an honour to be the first to leave a comment here!!! Hey, seriously, I only remember ur monkey face photo after reading ur post coz I think it really suits U so much that I suggest U consider staying there and start posing like them soon....hahaha....but one thing u need to do is to grow some hair first...whaha...ok ok...be serious...kinda sad that I miss the fun that day...if only I went...not for the monkeys but to be with you guys...I missed the FUN!! :( Haha...I really pity u la bro...ever since the mini zoo is gone, it seems like u punya generation have never seen close-up animals liaw...last time at the mini zoo, we can play with the orang utans lor..whaha...so fun..I love visiting the zoo...was so sad when they decided to close down the zoo...the one and only in Kuching!! Anyway, it's ok, we see lots of "sheeps" nowadays...hehehe...Hey, din know there is already a bowling ctr in UNIMAS? Ok, will check it out if I can. Meanwhile, take care bro and study smart for ur coming exams!!! All the best!! GBU!! :D

By Anonymous Mr. W, at Tuesday, September 11, 2007 at 10:44:00 AM GMT+8  

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hoho...i am the second to leave a comment at monkey's blog, not bad. i think u ppl really had fun at there and can see the orang utan so close. I have ever seen one of the orang utan which is fatter than u bo...but u are taller la..so eat more in order to have a nice body size like ur last post's picture ( the picture that edited by u) hahaha

oh, the monkey picture that u draw is really funny and look like you.
are u drawing ur face...isit? and the picture that u act like monkey really suitable for u...* i want to let u ppl know that his face really like monkey when in the school...but he always like to act cool and say himself very handsome..TAK TAHU MALU...haha...
Unimas really has bowling centre and the place to play snooker ar?
why so good...why swinburne didn't have...why is umimas...why ...why...haha...i know, because that Uni named Unimas... :p

By Blogger Tiong yienG, at Tuesday, September 11, 2007 at 3:36:00 PM GMT+8  

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Johnson you face really look like the orang utan ler!!! Hehe.......

By Blogger Yong Chye Lin, at Tuesday, September 11, 2007 at 11:02:00 PM GMT+8  

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Omg...Johnson if u were to be hanging around the trees I would have thought that you are one of them (Orang Utans) LOL... jk jk...

WOW an orang Utan named after me... I feel so honoured!

Maybe I can write in a suggestion for them to name the next Orang Utan, Johnson. That is a good name ain't it. Lovely name for a adorable ape.

Cheers Mate!

By Blogger Dwinz, at Tuesday, September 11, 2007 at 11:44:00 PM GMT+8  

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Mr W: wah.. such a long comment. I plan to stay at there already, just that there is no more vacancy for me. So bo pien lo..have to come back to kuching. Was there a zoo there last time? I never know about that. Thanks for your encouragement.

tiong yieng: Aiseh.. say me look like monyet..~~ Apalah, say that i alsywa like to act cool and handsome some more.. probably this your thoughts.. haha!!

Yong Chye lin: what la.. say again arr and i dont send you your picture later.

Edwin: haha.. how fortunate you are! I wish to have, but paiseh lo.. only certain monyets suit certain ppl's name. Haha!!!

By Blogger Johnson, at Wednesday, September 12, 2007 at 12:13:00 AM GMT+8  

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according to biologist (contradicting to bible teaching), humans are evolved from primates like orang utans.. we used to look like them you know..

By Blogger Eric, at Wednesday, September 12, 2007 at 8:45:00 PM GMT+8  

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eric: yeaps, that's from biologist. And from the bible, we are created by God's creative imaginary. So hehe... Guess that you would rather believe in HIM though! Haha!

By Blogger Johnson, at Wednesday, September 12, 2007 at 11:16:00 PM GMT+8  

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Bila lagi you wan to bring me there..you are funny..so funny..congratulations

By Anonymous Blank, at Thursday, September 13, 2007 at 1:03:00 PM GMT+8  

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Johnson is 'Ang Kau'....
The similarity between Johnson and the Orang Utan is 90%. Congrats!!!

By Blogger pmp, at Thursday, September 13, 2007 at 11:41:00 PM GMT+8  

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blank: yeaps, i will bring yout here, when there is a vacancy to place u in.

Pmp: wah... wad 90% same, its 90% total dissimiliar LAAAAAA

By Blogger Johnson, at Friday, September 14, 2007 at 7:37:00 AM GMT+8  

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That picture of yours just proved Charles Darwin right.

And that thing is a pitcher plant, you know. Apa pig dragon grass. So the degrading ba!

By Blogger saykhia, at Saturday, September 15, 2007 at 4:16:00 PM GMT+8  

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