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Tangkoko Batuangus Nature Reserve

Tangkoko Batu Angus, Indonesia

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Tangkoko Batuangus Nature Reserve also known as Tangkoko-Batuangus Dua Saudara is a nature reserve in the northern part of Sulawesi island of Indonesia, two hours drive from Manado. The reserve covers an area of 8,700 hectares and includes three mountains: Mount Tangkoko (1,109 meters), Mount Dua Saudara (1,109 meters) and Mount Batuangus (450 meters).

Tangkoko Batuangus Nature Reserve protects at least 127 mammal, 233 bird and 104 reptile and amphibian species. Of these 79 mammal, 103 bird and 29 reptile and amphibian species are endemic to the island.

Threatened mammals include the Celebes crested macaque, of which about 5,500 remain on the island, the Sulawesi bear cuscus and Sulawesi dwarf cuscus.

The first conservation area at Mount Tongkoko has been established in 1919. To this the Duasaudara area has been added in 1978, and the Batuangus and Batuputih areas in 1981, together encompassing a total of 8,718 hectares. Visitation is only allowed in the Batuputih area.

Habitat destruction and hunting pose serious threats to the reserve.

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Batu Angus

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  • WDPA ID17866
  • NameTangkoko Batuangus
  • Original NameTangkoko Batu Angus
  • Country / TerritoryIDN
  • Sub locationID-SA
  • IUCN CategoryIaWhat is this?
  • English DesignationNature Reserve
  • Designation TypeNational
  • StatusDesignated
  • Status Year1981
  • Reported Area km231.96
  • Marinetrue
  • Reported Marine Area km2Unknown
  • No TakeNot Reported
  • No Take Area km20.0
  • Governance TypeFederal or national ministry or agency
  • International CriteriaNot Applicable
  • Management AuthorityKANWIL-Forestry & BAPPEDA I
  • Management Plan URLNot Reported

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Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Regional Centre for Nature Conservation (ARCBC) (2004)

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