Gunung Leuser National Park

Gunung Leuser National Park is a vast protected area located in the northern part of the Indonesian island of Sumatra. The park was established in 1980 and covers an area of approximately 7,927 square kilometers (3,060 square miles). It is named after Mount Leuser, which is one of the prominent peaks within the park. Here are some key facts about…

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The Sumatran Orangutan

The Sumatran orangutan, also known as Pongo abelii, is one of the two species of orangutans found in the world, with the other being the Bornean orangutan. The Sumatran orangutan is native to the island of Sumatra in Indonesia and is critically endangered according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). Here are some key facts about the…

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About Bukit Lawang

Bukit Lawang is a small village located on the island of Sumatra in Indonesia. It is situated in the North Sumatra province, approximately 90 kilometers northwest of the provincial capital, Medan. The village is best known as the main access point to the Gunung Leuser National Park, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the last remaining…

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