BUKIT RAYA NATIONAL PARK

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National Parks Bukit Baka-Bukit Raya is a conservation area which became a national park located in the heart of the island of Borneo , exactly on the border between the provinces of West Kalimantan to Central Kalimantan . This region has an important role in the hydrological function as a catchment area for Watershed Melawi River in West Kalimantan and Watershed Katingan River in Central Kalimantan. Forest area Bukit Baka-Bukit Raya is a representative type of mountainous tropical rain forest ecosystem that dominates the peaks of mountains Schwaner . Bukit Baka-Bukit Raya is a combination Nature Reserve Bukit Baka in West Kalimantan and Nature Reserve Bukit Raya in Central Kalimantan. Determination of National Park area Bukit Baka-Bukit Raya by the Decree of the Minister of Forestry Number: 281 / Kpts II / 1992, dated 26 February 1992 covering an area of 181 090 ha. Bukit Raya National Park, where the observations of various forest animals, and plants typical of existing areas include Bird Ruai, types of hornbills, porcupines, red monkey, monkey, fish Seluang, baung Adung.

Bukit Raya National Park can not be separated from national park Bukit Baka which is a conservation area located in the heart of the island of Borneo. This region has an important role in the hydrological function, namely as a catchment area (catchments) for Melawi River basin in West Kalimantan and Katingan River basin in Central Kalimantan. Forest area Bukit Baka Bukit Raya is dominated by various kinds of tropical rain forest ecosystem typical of the mountains. Recorded 817 plant species included in 139 families including Dipterocarpaceae , Myrtaceae , Sapotaceae , Euphorbiaceae , Lauraceae , and Ericadeae . There are also medicinal plants, orchids forests, flower Rafflesia (Rafflesia sp.) which is the largest and also the parasitic plant growing on Mount Kinabalu , Malaysia . Endemic plants among others Symplocos rayae , Gluta Sabahan , Dillenia beccariana , Lithocarpus coopertus , Selaginnella magnifica , and Tetracera , glaberrima. Another specialty of the national park Bukit Baka-Bukit Raya is the abundance of the kinds of parts such as Symplocos adenophylla Symplocaceae, Symplocos crassipis, Symplocos laeteviridis, Symplocos rayae and Symplocos rubiginosa. Among the bears honey, kesadu , ferrets wisel, orang utan (Pongo pygmaeus), langur gray (Presbytis cristata), black langur (Presbytis melalophos), sailor / red langur (Presbytis rubicunda), white forehead langur (Presbytis frontata), gibbon agile gibbon (Hylobates albibarbis), and kelempiau (Hylobates muelleri).

Among the bears honey, kesadu , ferrets wisel, orang utan (Pongo pygmaeus), langur gray (Presbytis cristata), black langur (Presbytis melalophos), sailor / red langur (Presbytis rubicunda), white forehead langur (Presbytis frontata), gibbon agile gibbon (Hylobates albibarbis), and kelempiau (Hylobates muelleri).

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