Siew Te Wong - Ph.D. Student, Field Biologist 
Wildlife Biology Program, The University of Montana, Doctorate Candidate

Dissertation title: 

The effects of selective logging on Malayan sun bears (Helarctos malayanus) and bearded pigs (Sus barbatus) in lowland tropical rainforest of Borneo

Wong, S.T and C. Servheen. 2007. Sun Bear and Bearded Pig Research and Conservation Project: 4th Progress Report. 16pp.

Current Research and Activities:

Founder and CEO, Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre

Masters Thesis:

The Ecology of Malayan Sun Bears (Helarctos malayanus) in the Lowland Tropical Rainforest of Sabah, Malaysian Borneo. 153 pp.


Chen, C.C , Pei, K.J.C., Yang, C.M., Kuo, M.D., Wong, S.T., Kuo, S.C & Lin, F.G. 2011. A possible case of hantavirus infection in Borneo orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus pygmaeus) and its conservation implication. Journal of Medical Primatology 40:2-5.

Wong, S. T. 2009. Sun Bear: The Forgotten Bear. Society & Environment. A monthly magazine published by Zayed International Prize for the Environment. July 2009: 40-42.

Fredriksson, G., Steinmetz, R., Wong, S.T. & Garshelis, D.L. 2008. Helarctos malayanus. In: IUCN 2009. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2009.1.

Wong, S.T. 2006. The status of Malayan sun bear in Malaysia. Pp 66-72 in Japan Bear Network (compiler). 2006. Understanding Asian bears to secure their future. Japan Bear Network, Ibakari, Japan 145 pp.

Wong, S.T., C. Servheen, L. Ambu, and a. Norhayati. 2005. Impacts of fruit production cycles on Malayan sun bears and bearded pigs in lowland tropical forest of Sabah, Malaysian Borneo. Journal of Tropical Ecology 21:627-639. 13pp.

Wong, S.T., C.W. Servheen, and L. Ambu. 2004. Home range, movement and activity patterns, and bedding sites of Malayan sun bears Helarctos malayanus in the Rainforest of Borneo. Biological Conservation 119:169-181.

Wong, S.T., C.W. Servheen, and L. Ambu. 2002. Food Habits of Malayan Sun Bears in Lowland Tropical Forests of Borneo. Ursus 13:127-136.