Are there deer in Indonesia?

Do deers live in Indonesia?

The deer is a protected species under Indonesian law, and plays a major role in nature as a seed disperser. But poaching, habitat degradation and the spread of invasive plant species have combined to slash the native populations in Java and Bali over the past few decades.

Are there deer in Bali?

Bali is home to 32 species of mammals, including a wildcat, two species each of civet (the musang, or palm civet , which resembles a mongoose), two species of monkey, sambar, barking deer, mouse deer, wild ox (banteng), and a miniature squirrel.

What do deer eat in Indonesia?

They are herbivorous and mainly eat fallen fruits, leaf shoots and fungi. They make up an important part of the food web of the forest as they are one of the primary prey species of the Sunda clouded leopard. The Indonesian word for mouse deer is ‘kancil’ but it can also be the word for a ‘clever person’.

Are there tigers in Indonesia?

This subspecies was once found across several parts of the Sunda islands in Indonesia. Today, all remaining Sunda tigers are found only in Sumatra, now that tigers in Java and Bali are extinct. Sunda tigers are distinguished by heavy black stripes on their orange coats.

Are there wild monkeys in Bali?

One of the most common species is the Long tale macaque, the Balinese call them “Monyet”. The Monkeys can be found in almost every place close to a forest and since Karma Kandara is located on a oceanside cliff, built in and around wild nature, you can find them there too.

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Are there monkeys everywhere in Bali?

Bali has two different species of monkeys, the Crab-Eating Macaque and the Javan Langur. To see the Macaques, just go to the Ubud area and visit the Monkey Forrest. The name reveals it already monkeys will be everywhere. … The macaques are also living at the Uluwatu Temple.

Are chital deer good eating?

The meat from Chital, even mature stags, is excellent, being fine textured and quite mild.