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Indonesia boasts one of the most diverse wildlife populations in the world. See the country’s amazing array of animals at these wildlife hotspots.

Baluran National Park

East Java

Wildlife to spot: Banteng, Java mouse-deer, fishing cat, Javan leopard, Javan lutung

Cenderawasih Bay

West Papua

Wildlife to spot: Whale sharks

Jantho Pine Forest Nature Reserve

Bandar Aceh

Wildlife to spot: Orang utan, gibbons, forest cat, deer, elephant, jungle goat, clouded leopard, loris, anteater

Kerinci Seblat National Park

North Sumatra

Wildlife to spot: Sumatran tigers, elephants, tapirs, leopards

Komodo National Park

East Nusa Tenggara

Wildlife to spot: Komodo dragons

Check out the world’s largest, unique and rare lizard species at Komodo National Park
Photo: The Ministry of Tourism, Republic of Indonesia

Lake Sentarum National Park

Kapuas Hulu Regency, West Kalimantan)

Wildlife to spot: Birds

Lore Lindu National Park

Central Sulawesi

Wildlife to spot: Tonkean macaque, North Sulawesi babirusa, mountain anoa, dwarf buffalo, pygmy tarsier 

Lorentz National Park

Papua

Wildlife to spot: Birds

Lovina

Bali

Wildlife to spot: Dolphins

Meru Betiri National Park

Jember Regency, East Java

Wildlife to spot: Striped Java tiger, Javanese flying squirrels, endangered sea turtles at Sukamade Beach 

Mount Leuser National Park

Aceh, North Sumatra

Wildlife to spot: Orang utan

Raja Ampat Islands

West Papua

Wildlife to spot: Whale sharks, manta rays, pygmy seahorse, birds

Tangkoko National Park

North Sulawesi

Wildlife to spot: Tarsier

Tanjung Puting National Park

Central Kalimantan

Wildlife to spot: Orang utan

Ujung Kulon National Park

Banten, West Java

Wildlife to spot: One-horned Javan rhinoceros, Java mouse-deer, silvery gibbon 

Wasur National Park

West Papua

Wildlife to spot: Birds

Way Kambas National Park

East Lampung Regency, Lampung, Sumatra

Wildlife to spot: Sumatran elephants, Sumatran two-horned rhino, birds 

West Bali National Park

Bali

Wildlife to spot: White Bali starling