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Mount Leuser National Park

Bohorok is only small part of the 1,094 square kilometer or (1,094,962 hectare) of Mt.Leuser National Park. This park is known for its magnificent rainforest, and become famous throughout the world because it harbor some of the most endangered and rare species on the earth- for including Sumatran Rhinoceros, Orangutan and the world’s largest flower, the Rafflesia.
Other animals to inhabited the park included the Sumatran Tiger, Asian Elephants, and Great Argus Pheasant, plus as many as seven species of primates-one of which is the  Siamang which has an impressive, far-reaching vocal display. The agile and pretty face Thomas leaf-monkey and long tailed macaques are also commonly seen.

In total the park lists 285 species of bird, 90 of mammals and reptiles and 35 of amphibians. The park-flora contains some 3500 plant species and on each hectare of the lowland forest you can find an amazing 60-13 tree species.

Geologically there are several limestone features along the foothills of the mountains, some which host beautiful caves. Long ago these caves were coral reefs which have since been uplifted from the sea at a rate of few mellimeters per year. This has occured by the process of colliding ocean floors and drifting continents.

This infinitely slow collision and the enormous forces involved have led to the formation of high mountain and volcanic zones, Only some 1800 years ago, during glacial tomes, the peaks of the park Mt. Leuser, Mt. Kemiri and other, were still covered by glaciers snow and ice sea level at that time was more than 80 m lower then at present and the island of Sumatra, Java, and Borneo then formed one huge land mass which was connected via Malaysia to the Asian Mainland.

We have many natural process from millions of years ago to thank for the beautiful landscape of the jungle and we encourage you to come and explore this magical destination with our caring, confident guidance.

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