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Lore Lindu National Park, Central Sulawesi

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Lore Lindu is one of National Parks in Central Sulawesi which becomes  location of biological preservation in Sulawesi. If comparing other national parks, the size of the Lore Lindu National Park  is not so wide. In the Lore Lindu, we can find mostly forest, mountain, and a small portion of lowland forest. Lore Lindu National Park has endemic fauna and flora of Sulawesi and also interesting natural panorama because it is located at Wallace line which is transitional region between Asian and Australian zone. These endemic animals are anoa, babirusa, deer, ghost apes (Tangkasi), kakaktonkea monkeys, marsupial cuscus and the largest meat-eating animals in Sulawesi, Sulawesi civets living in this park.Lore Lindu National Park also has, at least, 5 kinds of squirrels and 31 of 38 kinds of mouse, including a kind of endemic species. Lore Lindu National Park is located around 60 kilometers of the Southern part of Palu City. The park is in the south part of Donggala regency and in the west part of Poso regency, becoming a region of water catchment for 3 major rivers in Central Sulawesi, namely  Lariang river, Gumbasa river and Palu river.The national park can be accessed by car through Palu-Kamarora, Palu-Wuasa, Wuasa Besoa route around 4 hours. It also provides facilities such as office, guard post, gateway, information center, camping ground, guest house, viewing tower, shelter, and many others.   

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