Carey Island

Welcome to Carey Island. The mysterious Pulau Carey is named after Valentine Carey, a British planter during the turn of the century (1904). The island is now covered with cultivated oil palm trees but pockets of wildlife still exists. Carey Island is also home to the Mah Meri Orang Asli (aboriginal) tribe, famous for their masks crafted from mangrove wood.

Carey’s other claim to fame was his import of crows from Sri Lanka to control pests on his rubber trees then. Like a mad scientist’s experiment gone awry, the intelligent crows flew to the mainland, multiplied and became today’s pesky urban scavengers.

Carey Island

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