West Sumatra Bukit Gedang Seblat

Written by on November 19, 2010 in Sumatra Mountains with 0 Comments

Bukit Gedang Seblat Nature Recreation Park

Latitude : 2 54 0 S Logitude : 102 7 48 E
Altitude : 300 to 2363 metres
Area : 48750 ha Wetlands: 0 ha
Legislation : SK Mentan No. 443/Kpts/Um/5/81
Tenure : Government of Indonesia
Site Description
The reserve consists of two parts: Gedang Seblat, an old protection forest of the Barisan Range; and Danau Menghijau, a small lake with many species of waterbirds, though numbers and species are unknown. The area contains rhino, tigers, elephants and, reputedly, the mysterious animal/hominid, “Orang pendek” (perhaps a variation of the so-called Yeti of the Himalayas).
Site Location
SM Bukit Gedang Seblat is located on the Jambi/Bengkulu provincial border, east of the coastal settlement of Ipuh. Together with Bukit Kayu Embun Game reserve (to the northwest), these two protected areas situated along the Barisan Mountain chain represent the southeastern extension of the Kerinci Seblat National Park (SUM31).
List of Mammals (3 species)

Species Red Data Book Cites
Dicerorhinus sumatrensis Critically Endengered App I
Elephas maximus Endengered App I
Panthera tigris Endengered App I

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