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Jungle Sanctuary

In the tropics of Borneo, one of the world’s most endearing mammals is clinging to survival. Keith Wilson recalls the sweat-inducing thrill of trekking through the rainforest to photograph orang-utans

I had never experienced humidity like it. The air was thick, moist and hot. Beads of sweat rose up through the skin of my arms to form a watery trail that trickled down the back of my hands and onto the forest floor. I felt the sodden embrace of soaked cotton as my shirt clung to my back. Perspiration seeped down from my brow and stung my eyes. Although my exertions were modest – I was walking at a slow and steady pace along a...

Read this article, and many more, in High Definition, inside Issue 32 of Landscape Photography Magazine.

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Keith Wilson

Keith Wilson is the founder of both Outdoor Photography and Black + White Photography magazines and former editor of Amateur Photographer. He is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and on-line tutor in travel photography at My Photo School.

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