To get to Tanjung Puting National Park, you will need to fly to the airport of Pangkalan Bun, Kalimantan. (Pangkalan Bun = PKN), the nearest entry point. The easiest option is to fly to Soekarno Hatta International Airport in Jakarta (Java). On arrival at Jakarta airport you have several options, depending on your time and budget.
In Search of the Headhunting Tribes of Borneo Wed, Mar 17, 2010 Shrunken smoked heads of slain enemies Photo circa 1912: Charles Hose Deep in the steamy jungle of Borneo, the bold English ethnologist hacked away with his machete to make headway through the dense vegetation. The short, sharp parang was designed to be drawn
Punggualas is part of the Sebangau National Park where WWF doing the research about peat land and biodiversity. The vast national park covering approximately 568,700-hectare is home to over 6,000 orangutans, forming one of the world’s largest populations in the wild. Aside from its rich biodiversity, the forest is also known for its special ecosystem:
Overview The orangutan is the only member of the great ape family found in Asia. All other members of the great ape family are located in Africa; chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes), gorilla (Gorilla gorilla and Gorilla beringei), and bonobo (Pan paniscus). There are two species of orangutan, the Bornean orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus) distributed across the island
Q: Where do orangutans live? Orangutans live in the forest of Sumatra and Kalimantan (Borneo). These are the ONLY places in the world where orangutans live. Orangutans live mainly on trees and only occasionally come down to the ground. Q: What do orangutans eat? Their main food is fruit (60%) Young leaves (25%) Flowers and