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Penang Naturescape: A Landscape in Botanic Gardens

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Penang Botanic Gardens: The Cannonball Trees

Upon entering Botanic Gardens, the sight of these Cannonball Trees greets the visitors. The trees are scientifically named Couroupita guianensis, and they are also known commonly as the ‘Cannonball Tree’ due to the shape and appearance of the fruits.

Off the Beaten Track @ Penang Botanic Gardens

A rather hidden stream and waterfall deep within the forest of Penang Botanic Gardens.

Dusky Leaf Monkey @ Penang Botanic Gardens

A Dusky Leaf monkey (or also known as Lutung) spotted with its child on a branch of a tree at the Penang Botanic Gardens. This species is usually found in the rainforest regions of Malaysia and Thailand. Unlike the adult, a newborn has golden-yellow fur.

Penang Orchid Show 2018 @ Botanic Gardens

Held at the Penang Botanic Gardens almost every year, the Penang Orchid Show will be exhibiting the various species of the orchids, gardening workshop and also a flower contest for orchid enthusiasts.

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