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tanjung puting national park

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ORANGUTANS Tanjung Puting National Park in Borneo

 

Tanjung Puting National Park is a national park located in the southwestern peninsula of Central Kalimantan province.

 

Originally the Tanjung Puting the reserves and wildlife reserves with total area 305 000 ha established by the Dutch East Indies government on June 13, 1936. Subsequently on May 12, 1984 by the Ministry of Forestry, Tanjung Puting National Park area designated as a 415 040 ha.

 

Geographically located between 2 ° 35'-3 ° 20 'latitude and 111 ° 50'-112 ° 15' E covering an area of Kumai district in West Kotawaringin and in Hanau and Seruyan Hilir subdistrict in the district Seruyan.

 

West Kotawaringin Government has prepared a land use zone in the region with an area of 14 000 ha for the development and construction of tourist facilities.
West Kotawaringin with its capital located in Pangkalan Bun of Central Kalimantan province has a captivating natural beauty with tropical forest areas have a wide variety of interesting wildlife on clay. The county is rich in natural beauty and some still have not been touched by humans. Plurality stunning natural beauty of each person who visited this district because of some forest areas in West Kotawaringin still maintained as green area and one lung - the lung of the world that exist in Indonesia.

Tanjung Puting National Park region with area approximately 415 040 hectares inhabited by 38 species of mammals. Seven of them are well-known primates and protected like the orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus), proboscis monkey (Nasalis larvatus), gibbon, gibbon (Hylobates agilis), and sun bear (Helarctos malayanus). The types of large mammals such as deer, sambar, barking deer (Muntiacus muntjak) (Tragulus javanicus), and (wild boar (Sus barbatus) can be found in this area. In fact, several species of water mammals such as dugongs (Dugong dugong) and dolphins lumb reportedly been seen in waters around the area TNTP.

Tanjung Puting and several national parks in Kalimantan is a place at the end of the introduction of return for rehabilitation of wild animals, especially orangutans. Once you arrive in Camp Leaky, some orangutans will greet you with a warm, though they now live in dense forest but they are still benign to anyone. An unforgettable experience that you never have.
Its natural characteristics are equatorial rain forest, soil fertility and has a valuable mineral. Flowing river presents a variety of lifestyle, a quiet environment with multiple species of trees and mangroves along the banks of the river while the tree glowing at night covered by thousands of fireflies - a beautiful glow to the eyes.
Several attractions in Tanjung Putting:
1. Tanjung Harapan
2. Pondok Tanggui
3. Camp Pondok Ambung
4. Camp Leakey