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Real Life of Orang Utan at Tanjung Puting



Indonesia is full of exotic flora and fauna which cannot be found in any part in this world, and orang utan can be classified as one of the rare animal in the world. It is only can be found in one place in this world, and it is in Indonesia. Basically orang utan can be classified in the kind of ape. It is an Asian ape can only be found in two places such as Kalimantan and Sumatra. Orang utan is different with gorilla because orang utan has brighter hair, which is brown and tamer than Gorilla, even it can be categorized as the smartest ape. It can act like human, but with its witty as primate of course.

Orang Utan

Orang Utan

You can enjoy all the things about Orang Utan in the Tanjung Putting National Park which located in the central Kalimantan. To reach this place, From Pangkalan Bun you can take taxi to Kumai then you have to take a small ship called klothok to cross the river of Sekoyer. The best time to visit here is June because between July until August, there is a peak of tourist so you have to queue to get on the boat. In the national park, you have to pay 12000 per person to enjoy the contents of this place. It opens from 9 am to 5 pm Monday to Saturday

Tanjung Puting National Park Indonesia

Tanjung Puting National Park Indonesia

Many things are offered in this Natinal Park especially about Orang Utan such as how to live, eat and interact with others. You also can see other animals such as crocodile and Tarsius. Every visitor is forbidden to give any food to Orang Utan since the food can give any damage for the animal and the safety of the person itself is questionable because Orang utan is very aggressive. Don’t get near from River since even though you can’t see them, many crocodiles are watching you.


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