Breathtaking Views into the Distance and the Past, Courtesy of The Habitat Penang Hill
By Rexy Prakash Chacko
April 2020PEAKS AND PARKS
Since the early days of Penang's colonisation, botanists and naturalists from around the world have come to scour the 130-million-year-old rainforest on Penang Hill for its flora and fauna.Black Giant Squirrel (Ratufa bicolor).Experiencing a rainforest which is twice as old as the Amazon is an opportunity many yearn for, but feel rather detached from, because of the long arduous hikes that are required to get to one. However, on Penang Hill, you can experience the beauty of a prehistoric rainforest...
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is an electronic engineer by profession and a nature lover by passion. While he spends his weekdays earning a living at the Bayan Lepas Free Industrial Zone, his weekends are spent reflecting and recharging on the green hills of Penang.