5 Islands in Indonesia that are Home to Protected Animals, What are they?


INDONESIA memiliki lebih dari 16 ribu pulau dengan beragam keunikannya. Beberapa di antaranya dikenal sebagai habitat atau rumah bagi hewan-hewan dilindungi semisal komodo yang merupakan satwa endemik. Bahkan nama hewan penghuni pulau tersebut ikut disematkan jadi nama pulau.

Pulau-pulau itu tentu saja jadi destinasi wisata, tapi butuh adrenalin untuk ke sana.

Yuk, simak 5 pulau yang jadi tempat tinggal hewan berikut ini!

1. Snake Island

When you want to take a vacation as well as test your adrenaline, the existence of Snake Island can be a place worth visiting. As illustrated by its name, there are rows of sea snakes with various patterns, such as black and white stripes, to silver snakes. If you are interested, then you can come directly to Oi Caba, West Nusa Tenggara.

2. Biawak Island

West Java is now not only famous for Bandung or Puncak Bogor, but now people are also interested in the tourist destinations of Biawak Island. Not just a name, but this island is actually inhabited by a collection of monitor lizards.

They are known to like to stay in the mangrove area which is indeed the most comfortable home. It is not as big as a Komodo dragon, but this animal must also be watched out for because it is very aggressive towards humans. So, if you do visit Biawak Island, you still have to take care of yourself, okay!

3. Flower Island

If you want to take a trip to the house of the monkeys, then Pulau Kembang can be an option. The dominant species inhabiting this island is the long-tailed monkey, right in the middle of the Barito River, Banjarmasin, South Kalimantan.

While there, you will see various unique sights, from monkeys holding children to fighting with other monkeys.

4. Kalong Island

If you go to Nusa Tenggara, then Kalong Island can be a place to get to know new nature. Because, on the island there are thousands of bats that inhabit the mangrove forest. If you are having an epic moment, then you will see thousands of bats coming out of their nests to find food in the afternoon.

Kalong Island can be reached by speedboat in 35 minutes from Laboan Bajo.

5. Komodo Island

As an island that is famous to foreign countries, Komodo Island has always been the main tourist attraction in East Nusa Tenggara. The island which is included in one of the national park areas is the headquarters for gathering one of the ancient animal heritages.

So do not be surprised if many people ventured to take photos together. Also want to capture the moment with Komodo? You can come directly to West Manggarai Regency, Komodo District, East Nusa Tenggara Province, yes.

That is, 5 islands in Indonesia that are special shelters for animals. So which island are you interested in visiting?