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Rawa Aopa Watumohai National Park

Rawa Aopa Watumohai National Park
Rawa Aopa Watumohai NP
Location in Sulawesi
Location Sulawesi, Indonesia
Coordinates

4°23′S 121°59′E / 4.383°S 121.983°E / -4.383; 121.983Coordinates: 4°23′S 121°59′E / 4.383°S 121.983°E / -4.383; 121.983

Area 1,050 km²
Established 1989

Rawa Aopa Watumohai National Park is a national park on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, on the province of South East Sulawesi. It was declared in 1989, and has an area of 1,050 km². The park ranges from sea level to the altitude of 981 m.

The park has varied vegetation: sub-montane rain forests, mangrove forests, coastal forests, savanna and freshwater swamp forests. It is home to Babirusa, both species of endangered Anoa – essentially miniature Water Buffaloes – and 155 bird species, of which 37 are endemic to Sulawesi, and 323 species of plants.

See also

Indonesia portal

References

  • World Database of Protected Areas: Entry of Rawa Aopa Watumohai National Park
  • Rawa Aopa Watumohai National Park home page

External links

  • List of notable species recorded in the park
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