The Ocean Forest Goat (Atjeh) Conqueror The Slopes of the Mountain Tak Kenal Tired
Photography of forest goats climbing mountain slopes foraging.
Sumatran rainforest / Atjeh is one of Indonesia's rich natural and fauna landscape. Of the mammal species present in Sumatra, 22 are found only in Asia and can not be found in other parts of the world. About 15 of them are native to Indonesia, including orangutans sumatera.
° One species that is less well-publicized but is endemic to the island of Sumatra is a forest goat sumatera.Masih little research on this type so that the lack of references.maka many people who do not know is this species one kambung of six types of goat forest in eastern Asia .
Goat Sumatran Serow is a type of goat forest that only exist in tropical forests of Sumatra Island. # The physical characteristics of a named scientific goat Capricornis sumatraensis sumatraensisini is a slender horn, short and curved to the rear.Beratnya between 50- 140 kg with a body length between 140-180 cm.Saat adults, the height reaches 85-94 cm.
°Generally, the jungle of Sumatran life is solitary. However, sometimes, it also runs in small groups. Like the tiger, this goat also maintains an area within the forest for its use as a feeding place, in the form of leaves and grasses, and shelter. marking a region as its territory then this goat will remove dirt and urine.
Sumatran goats of course are different from the goats we usually cultivate. Because, this type is a blend of goats with antelope, a goat-like type with a horn perpendicular.Bahkan, still have a close relationship with the buffalo.
° This goat is an agile animal climbing the steep slopes that normally can only be reached by human with the help of rope.Usually, his life diketinggian 200 meters from the top of the plateau in Sumatra or limestone hills.Habitatnya are primary forest and secondary forest near the mountains.They are active in the morning and afternoon.Finally, rest in the shade on the rocks.
Currently, the remaining populations in Kerinci Seblat National Park (West Sumatra, Jambi, Bengkulu and South Sumatra) can also be found in Batang Gadis National Park (TNBG), which is administratively located in Mandailing Natal (Madina), Sumatera Province and Gunung Leuser National Park (Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam).
Photography Sumatran Goat Goat found by Tepu Rice Village, Simpang Empat Sub-District, Sumudra Mbang Regency geureudong pas August - 2017
Early 2013, residents around Mount Salak precisely in Pijai found traces of large herds of forest goat out of the forest, because the activity of Selawah Mountain (selimum) which continues to release the hot temperature.
photography goat debt break above the mountain
Indeed, in the wild the existence of these animals increasingly rare and even threatened extinction.
International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN), incorporates these animals in the Vulnerable (VU) category. The Indonesian government also establishes the Sumatra forest goat as one of the protected animals from extinction based on PP No. 7/1999 on Plant Preservation and Animals.
° So rare this animal, to the extent only a few zoos in the world that have a collection of forest goat sumatera.Bahkan, at the zoo in Indonesia itself, it seems not many people have it.
The main problem that causes these animals are scarce is the narrowing of their habitat due to illegal logging, forest conversion, and poaching. They are hunted, both in the area of protection or free area, to eat the meat as raw materials of traditional medicine. While horns, traded as decoration . In fact, the trade of Sumatran forest goat horns can be found easily in the online media.
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