North Sumatra Dolok Sembelin Danau Toba

Written by on November 19, 2010 in North Sumatera Nature Reserves with 0 Comments

 North Sumatra

Dolok Sembelin Danau Toba Nature Reserve


Latitude : 2 58 12 N Logitude : 98 4 48 E
Altitude : 150 to 1604 metres
Area : 33910 ha Wetlands: 0 ha
Site Description
Wet lowland forest on limestone and other rock in hilly landscape. The area contains hot water springs, waterfalls and mineral seeps that attract large numbers of butterflies. The area is rich in wildlife including many rare and vulnerable species, and has important mineral caves to which elephants regularly migrate over long distances to obtain essential salts.
Site Location
This site is situated in North Sumatra and lies between the northern-most point of Danau Toba and the western coastline.
List of Mammals (4 species)

Species Red Data Book Cites
Capricornis sumatraensis Vulnerable App I
Panthera tigris Endengered App I
Pongo pygmaeus Vulnerable App I
Symphalangus syndactylus Lower Risk App I


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