Sunday, June 19, 2011

Shocked Island

Attractions: Shocked is a delta island in the middle of the Barito river, including the district administrative region Tabunganen, Barito Kuala, South Kalimantan. Struck Island is located near the mouth of the Barito river. Shocked Island has been designated as a nature reserve by decree. Minister of Agriculture. 788/Kptsum11/1976 with an area of ​​85 Ha. Natural conditions of the island is quite critical because of the felling of trees, especially trees rambai rice which is a source of food for the proboscis monkey (Nasalis larvatus). Proboscis is a mascot fauna of South Kalimantan province. Struck Island is a habitat for monkeys long nose (proboscis monkey) and several species of birds. Surprised island region is also one of the attractions that are within the forest area in the district of Barito Kuala.

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