ORANG UTAN - TANJUNG PUTING – FLOATING MARKET – DAYAK TRIBE
Orangutans is three extant species of great apes and can be found only in Indonesia and some in Malaysia , also classified as endangered species in the world. Orangutans are currently only found in the rainforests of Kalimantan (Borneo) and Sumatra. Classified in the genus Pongo, orangutans were originally considered to be one species. They were divided into two species: the Bornean orangutan (P. pygmaeus, with three subspecies) and the Sumatran orangutan (P. abelii). In November 2017 it was reported that a third species had been identified, the Tapanuli orangutan (P. tapanuliensis). But scientist agreed that all orangutan comes from Kalimantan Island at the first time before some separate-migrate to Sumatra Island.
This national park , located in the southeast part of West Kotawaringin Regency in the Indonesian province of Central Kalimantan , Kalimantan Island. The nearest main town is the capital of the Regency, Pangkalan Bun. The park is famous for its orangutan conservation. In addition to orangutans and proboscis monkeys, the park is also home to gibbons, macaques, clouded leopards, sun bears, wild boars, porcupines, and sambar deer. The park also features many reptiles, including crocodiles, monitor lizards, and pythons, birds, including hornbills and kingfishers, and insects, such as the giant Bornean butterfly.