ORANG UTAN SUMATRA
Things to do and see around North Sumatra tourism highlight – interesting places holiday destination
The luring gateway to the wilderness of Sumatra Jungle
The tranquillized Bukit Lawang located in Gunung Leuser Sumatra National Park. It is a small village and very famous for the Orang Utans. The rarest and last primates still exist on earth where you can only find them in Sumatra and Borneo Kalimantan.
The nature sustainability ecosystem in Sumatra with moderate climate throughout the year and its fertile soil damped jungle inevitably give the fortunes to the existence of Sumatran Orang Utans in the wilderness to survive with the other typical endemic Sumatra flora’s fauna’s.
Some common species frequently glimpsed in the wilderness of Bukit Lawang Jungle – Gunung Leuser National Park, such as ;
- Orang Utan
- Long-tailed Macaque
- Southern Pig-tailed Macaque
- Thomas leaf monkey
- Black Gibbon / Siamang
- Silver leaf monkey / Simpai / Lutung
- Monitor Lizard
- Asiatic soft shell turtle
- Slow Loris
- Flying squirrel
- Lesser Mouse-Deer
Other existence of Sumatra endemics rarely encountered:
- Honey bear
- Clouded Leopard
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