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Sipadan Island, a marine paradise, is renowned among divers for its rich underwater biodiversity, pristine reefs, and sudden drop offs into the deep blue. Regularly ranked as one of the top ten diving destinations in the world Sipadan can be found in the Celebes Sea just off of Borneo Malaysia. The wonders of Sipadan are easily accessed from the town
Semporna, which is just 35 kilometers north of the island or about an hour’s boat ride away. For divers who tire of seeing big turtles and bigger sharks all day, nearby Mabul Island and Kapalai Island are just a 20-minute speedboat ride away offering hidden treasures such as small nudibranchs and pipefish.
Diving Around Sipadan
There are few places on Earth where a diver can see schools of whirling barracuda, a dozen sea turtles of varying species, a handful of sharks, and a teeming reef of angelfish, triggerfish, morays and gobies all on one dive. At Sipadan such sights are common, with lucky divers bringing home stories of whale sharks, manta rays, and schools of hammerheads. Sipadan is well known as a hotspot for biodiversity with over 3,000 species of fish and hundreds of coral species calling the waters off this island home.
Randayan island located in the Great Lemukutan Islands, located in the South China Sea in the west island of Borneo. Randayan Islandcan be reached in less than hour by boat from Steigher kelotok Suak Gulf or from the River Kingdom. The distance is not too far away to make the island Randayan very fun place to visit. Randayan island has a very beautiful natural scenery and exotic underwater. In addition, white sand beaches owned Randayan very beautiful islandto attract tourists come to this island. We can enjoy her whilesnorkeling underwater ecosystem that is still awake freshly.
As one of the mainstay attractions owned by West Kalimantan, Randayan island had been visited by local tourists, domestic and foreign. If viewed from a distance, Randayan Island has a beach and the water color is clear that suitable for sport diving. In addition, for the tired travelers can enjoy views of the island directly resting on the small villas provided by the manager of the island. Taking a break, they can also enjoying the beach breeze breeze because the villas are overlooking the sea.
A rare species of forest frogs of Borneo has puzzled scientists. Therefore, this rare amphibian greet each other with each other by way of the hind legs and waving their front legs shoot-tos.
Zoologists had originally thought this frog waving movements associated with breeding behavior. But assuming they changed when I discovered the frog, known as the Lesser Rock Frog is often waving legs began long before the age of their sexual maturity.
Scientists at the Schönbrunn Zoo in Vienna, Austria, more than a thousand breeding frog Lesser Rock Frog. They find the behavior of this wave began soon after the frogs through the tadpole stage.
Zoo director Dagmar Schratter said scientists believe the behavior is related to the unique frog reproduction. “But now we know that the teenager was waving frog legs, and it confuses them. We are studying this,” he said.
He hopes that visitors to the zoo like the unique behavior of these tiny frogs. At least the visitors can get a bit of luck saw the frogs greet each other with their unique way.
Do not feel a year has passed since it was formed Pokmaswas Kambau Borneo, of course, many things have been crossed during the preservation process takes place both joy and sorrow are the pros and cons.All can be addressed and treated with the success of the dive-dive down the sea with the number 24 000 of course, with valid data, and reliable, this is a good start towards achieving the fore.In the year 2012 target should be doubled from a year ago, this is a future challenges to be faced and need the support of all parties especially the Paloh.
And on the 7th of June 2012 its members have become active again Pokmaswas kepantai given month is now entering the peak season peneloran turtles, before the release and held a debriefing is carried out at sub-district office in Paloh. Many valuable sermon delivered by the police chief of Nor Sekcam Paloh This turtle conservation activities, as well as witness the signing of the pledge promise to members implementing and running the monitoring and surveillance activities in accordance with the rules and regulations.
For you lovers of special interest, must try a vacation to Lake National Park Sentarum. There, tourists can catch crocodiles, exploring the woods, and go put out the burning bush. Fun!Sentarum Lake National Park (TNDS) in West Kalimantan are offering different tours. There are many exciting activities to do while in there, like catching a crocodile, see raptors (birds of prey), or participate in a burning forest fire fighting.
To reach this area is not difficult. You can use the plane to Pontianak, then proceed by road. Eits, but do not forget to contact the park prior to coming, so you need as long as there can be provided.
Started the holiday in the Lake Sentarum to enjoy the morning air of Bukit Tekenang, the park must have seemed perfect. Enjoy the beauty of the panorama of the lake and natural betang TNGS. Looking at the sky and see the birds of prey flying free. Look at the grace of an eagle in flight. Be witness stout.