Ceremonial Headdress Rattan or Bamboo; Hornbill feathers; Monkey fur; beadwork Sarawak (Malaysia - Borneo) 20th century This headdress is said to be a Dyak (Bidayuh) Chief's ceremonial headdress. It is also similar to the headdresses of the Iban and Orang Ulu warriors, and uses similar materials and designs. The Iban and Bidayuh are close neighbors, and together make up the main population of Sarawak.
New Species Declared: Clouded Leopard On Borneo And Sumatra
Scientists have discovered that the clouded leopard found on the islands of Borneo and Sumatra is an entirely new species of cat. The secretive rainforest animal was originally thought to be the same species as the one found in mainland Southeast Asia.