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Wild life reserve at the Blambangan Peninsula is also known as “Alas
Purwo”. Alas means forest or jungle and purwo is the beginning of
everything. The width of Alas Purwo is 42 hectares square which is
completed by many kind of wild animals, especially the species of
banteng (Bos javanicus), deer, pics, andpeacocks. There are many caves
in the forest which are blanketed by many kinds of plantations.
The visitors can meet many Javanese Bull here, especially in the dry
season where many bulls are wandering outside the park to get into
water sources. Some other endangered animals are also pretected here,
they are: Cuon alpinus, Muntiacus muntjak, Cervus timorensis, Presbytis
cristata, Pavo muticus, Gallus sp., Olive ridely turtle, Dermochelys
coriacea, Eretmochelys imbricata and Chelonia mydas.
Beside its fauna, Alas Purwo also protectect some endangered flora,
such as; Terminalia catappa, Calophyllum inophyllum, Sterculia foetida,
Baringtonia asiatica and Manikara kauki.
Wanna see much detail about Alas Purwo collections? Like to have
adventurous travel? Visit Alas Purwo National Park in Banyuwangi.