Kalimantan 's Sembakung Wildlife Jungle
Sembakung Reserve is the most diverse reserve in wildlife and forest of Borneo Island. Sembakung Park covers an area of 450.000 hectares, and is remote located in the most north outer region of North Kalimantan province.
The forest is primary tropical rain forest, with 80.000 hectares of swamp forest, 120.000 hectares of limestone forest, 120.000 hectares of lowland rain forest, and 75.000 hectares of montane rain forest, and a 55.000 hectares of shallow water area.
The Fauna of Sembakung Park is a diverse ecosystem of various forest types including many plant and tree species, from many wild orchids species, several pitcher plants species, raflessia flower species, Dipterocarpus trees, Ebony trees, and half of the world hard wood tree species including the ironwood tree.
The Flora of Sembakung Park is most exciting, and the most complete of Borneo 's animal species in one location. Under the Mammals found at Sembakung, some are endangered and only be found at Sembakung as the Sumatran Rhinoceros (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis), the Asian Pygmy Elephant ( Elephas maximus, Tembadau Bos javanicus), the Orang-Utan (Pongo pygmaeus), Bornean Treeshrew (Tupaia longipes), Pig-tailed Macaque (Macaca nemestrina), Clouded Leopard (Neofelis nebulosa), Marbled Cat (Pardofelis marmorata), Roundleaf Bat (Hipposideros ridleyi), Bornean Gibbon (Hylobates muelleri), Small-clawed Otter (Amblonyx cinereus), Langur (Presbytis hosei), Malayan Sun Bear (Helarctos malayanus), and reptiles Flat-shelled Turtle (Notochelys platynota)
Borneo Elephants and rhinoceroses
The Pygmy Elephants and rhinoceroses, at Kalimantan can only be found at Sembakung Park.
Near the Mammals also 25 species of dragonflies, 240 species of butterflies and a diversity of beetles include the rolling leaf can be found at Semabakung Reserve.
The Shallow water area is home to many fish species, and still undiscovered by researchers, the mangrove forest is home to proboscis monkeys
Sembakung Park is mostly unhabitated, but have some villages at the border sites, with the local tribes of Tidung Tribe and Dayak.
Sembakung is located remote, and various transport facilities are needed to reach the heart of the reserve, but once in the Park, the wildlife and nature lover will be get on the highest satisfaction after the loosing travel hours, which needed the patients and adventures spirit.