Puting National Park at
Puting National Park has several ecosystem as
lowland tropical rain forest, dryland forest, freshwater swamp forest,
mangrove forest, coastal forest, and secondary forest.
Park is dominated by lowland forest plants like jelutung (Dyera
costulata), ramin (Gonystylus bancanus), meranti (Shorea sp.), keruing
(Dipterocarpus sp.), and rattans.
and protected animal species inhabiting Tanjung Puting
include the orangutan (Pongo satyrus), proboscis monkey (Nasalis
larvatus), maroon leaf monkey (Presbytis rubicunda rubida), sun bear
(Helarctos malayanus euryspilus), lesser Malay mouse deer (Tragulus
javanicus klossii), clouded leopard (Neofelis nebulosa), and leopard
cat (Prionailurus bengalensis borneoensis).
Park was the first place in Indonesia to become a rehabilitation
centre for orangutans. There are now three orangutan rehabilitation
locations, Tanjung Harapan, Pondok Tanggui, and Camp Leakey.
orangutan of Kalimantan has dark reddish fur and no tail. As they
get older, the adult males cheeks flesh out, resembling cushions. The
older they get, the bigger these cheek flanges grow, giving them a
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reach the Park:
There are severalCities from wher flights to Pangkalanbun city can be
done, such as from Jakarta, Semarang, Banjarmasin,
and Pontianak city. For flight schedules, please contact your nearby
travel agent or direct to our company. From Pangkalanbun it is almost a
hour drive to the harbor of Sekonyer River which streams in-to the
heart of Tanjung Puting National Park. At the harbor Klotok Houseboats
with sleeping facilities are available.
Tanjung Harapan is the
first station in the orangutan
rehabilitation process. Situated in the midst of secondary and
swamp forest, it has a guesthouse, an information centre, and trails.
Pondok Tanggui: orangutans that have passed the semi-wild phase are
moved to Pondok Tanggui. There, they are closely monitored from a
distance, and human contact is avoided.
Camp Leakey: founded in 1971 in the middle of primary forest, this is
the location for semi-wild and wild orangutans, and for younger
orangutans from birth until three years of age.
Natai Lengkuas is a bekantan research station, and watching other
along the river.
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