Endemic

Endemic

ITS–The Proboscis monkey, called in Indonesian bekantan, has a strikingly different look  from other monkeys because of its long nose. It is also known as Monyet  Belanda (the Dutchman monkey). Two main characteristics of this species are its ...

ITS–Of three species of Rhinoceros living in Asia, two live in Indonesia: the Sumatran Rhinoceros (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis) and the Javan rhinoceros (Rhinoceros sondaicus). Called badak in the Indonesian language, both species differ in that the Sumatran species has ...

ITS–The Celebes Sailfish or Celebes Rainbowfish (Telmatherina ladigesi), called in Indonesian Bonti-Bonti, is native to the island of Sulawesi (formerly called Celebes). Attaining a length of seven centimetres, its body is light yellow with a bright iridescent blue ...

ITS–The Boesman’s Rainbowfish (Melanotaenia boesmani), called in Indonesian the Boesmani, is one of the three rainbow fish native to Papua. The fish is found in the Ayamaru Lake, Papua. The front body of the fish is generally a ...

ITS–The Sumatran Barb (Puntius tetrazona, Barbus tetrazonus or Barbus sumatranus) is also called the Tiger Barb or Striped Barb. In the Indonesian language the fish (which is native to Kalimantan and Sumatra) is called the Ikan Barbus. Extremely ...

ITS–The Green Junglefowl, Gallus varius also known as the Javan Junglefowl, Forktail or Green Javanese Junglefowl is a medium-sized (up to 75 cm long) bird in the pheasant family Phasianidae. The coloration of the Green Jungle fowl is sexually ...

ITS–The Dendrocygna is often consumed as source of animal protein. In Southeast Celebes, around Lake Tempe, this kind of animal is locally known as Cuwiwi and sold as fried meat. To catch the animal, people use a rattan ...

ITS–The Lesser Tree Duck measures 41 cm in length. It is mainly red-brown in colour, with a dark yellow neck. Feeding primarily on plants, this duck lays 8-10 creamy in colour eggs on a riverbank, where it makes ...

ITS–With  its long, oval-shaped black tail feathers, brown head  and white chest, the Common Pintail Duck measures roughly 55 centimetres. The females voice is characterised by its “kwak-kwak-kwak” sound. Inhabiting the lakes, swamps, rivers and coastal areas, this ...

ITS–Anseranas semipalmata is a type of duck mostly found  in Wasur, Merauke, Papua. Living in swamps, this kind of  bird has a body similar to that of a goose but it has long legs with incomplete swimming membranes. ...