The Kinabatangan River is located in the far northeast of the island part of Malaysia. The river meanders 560 kilometers to the sea and is the second-longest river in the country. On its way, the river encounters stripes of palm-oil fields and jungle. These stripes of the riverine forest, mangrove swamps, and rainforests are home to where ten species of primates, Bornean elephants, saltwater crocodiles, and various other species of animals. The diversity of flora and fauna species is especially prominent in the part of the river where the Kinabatangan Wildlife Sanctuary is located.