Java Alas-purwo National Park

Cervus-unicolor, Sambar, Rusa sambar

Cervus-unicolor, Sambar, Rusa sambar

Cervus-unicolor, Sambar, Rusa sambar Sambar (also sambur, sambhur, Tamil: Kadaththi maan, Assamese: Xor Pohu), is the common name for several large dark brown and maned Asian deer, particularly for the Indian species (Cervus unicolor), which attains a height of 102 to 160 cm (40 to 63 in) at the shoulder and may weigh as much […]

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Dermochelys-coriacea, Leatherback turtle, Penyu belimbing

Dermochelys-coriacea, Leatherback turtle, Penyu belimbing

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Dermochelys-coriacea, Leatherback turtle, Penyu belimbingThe leatherback turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) is the largest of all living sea turtles and the fourth largest modern reptile behind three crocodilians.It is the only living species in the genus Dermochelys. It can easily be differentiated from other modern sea turtles by its lack of a bony shell. Instead, its carapace […]

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Lepidochelys-olivacea, Olive Ridley, Penyu Ridel, Penyu Lekang

Lepidochelys-olivacea, Olive Ridley, Penyu Ridel, Penyu Lekang

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Lepidochelys-olivacea, Olive Ridley, Penyu Ridel, Penyu LekangThe Olive Ridley (Lepidochelys olivacea), also known as the Pacific Ridley, is one of the smallest species of sea turtle. It is named for the olive-green color of its heart-shaped shell. These lightly-built turtles have an average weight just over 100 lb (up to 50 kg.). They have a […]

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Panthera-pardus-melas, Javan leopard

Panthera-pardus-melas, Javan leopard

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Panthera-pardus-melas, Javan leopard The Javan leopard (Panthera pardus melas) is a subspecies of the leopard. They are only found on the island of Java. Javan leopards are very distinctive from other subspecies of leopards, genetically speaking. The species is coming in to decline because of hunting for its valuable fur. No one really knows how […]

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Trachypithecus-auratus, Javan Lutung, Lutung budeng

Trachypithecus-auratus, Javan Lutung, Lutung budeng

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Trachypithecus-auratus, Javan Lutung, Lutung budeng The Javan Lutung, Trachypithecus auratus[1] also known as the Ebony Lutung and Javan Langur, is an Old World monkey from the Colobinae subfamily. It is most commonly glossy black with a brownish tinge to its legs, sides, and “sideburns”.It is found on and endemic to the island of Java, as […]

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Chelonia-mydas,  Green turtle, Penyu Hijau

Chelonia-mydas,  Green turtle, Penyu Hijau

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Chelonia-mydas,  Green turtle, Penyu HijauChelonia mydas, commonly known as the green turtle is a large sea turtle belonging to the family Cheloniidae. It is the only species in the genus Chelonia. The range of the species extends throughout tropical and subtropical seas around the world, with two distinct populations in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. […]

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Bos javanicus, Banteng

Bos javanicus, Banteng

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Bos javanicus, Banteng The Banteng (Bos javanicus), also known as Tembadau, is a species of wild cattle found in Southeast Asia. Banteng have been domesticated in several places in Southeast Asia, and there are around 1.5 million domestic Banteng, which are called Bali cattle. These animals are used as working animals, and for their meat. […]

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Cuon-alpinus-javanicus, Dhole, Ajag

Cuon-alpinus-javanicus, Dhole, Ajag

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The Dhole (Cuon alpinus), also known as the Asiatic Wild Dog, Indian Wild Dog, or Red Dog, is a species of Asian canid, and the only member of the genus Cuon. The Dhole has many physical similarities to the African Wild Dog and the Bush Dog, most notably in the redundancy of the post-carnassial molars, […]

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