Rawa Aopa Watumohai National Park

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area = 1,050 km²
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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 Buffalos – and 155 bird species, of which 37 are endemic to Sulawesi, and 323 species of plants.

See also

* List of national parks of Indonesia
* Geography of Indonesia

References

* World Database of Protected Areas: [http://sea.unep-wcmc.org/wdpa/sitedetails.cfm?siteid=30013&level=nat Entry of Rawa Aopa Watumohai National Park]
* [http://www.dephut.go.id/INFORMASI/TN%20INDO-ENGLISH/aopa_NP.htm Rawa Aopa Watumohai National Park home page]

External links

* [http://www.idrap.or.id/en/consrv_raopa.htm List of notable species recorded in the park]


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