Bali island in Indonesia not only has a beautiful beach but also cultures, floras, and faunas. Their native faunas become the most interesting thing for tourist visits in most holiday seasons.
This time we will let you know about some glances of native animals in Bali. Some of them are living in a conservatory area as the protected animal from the Indonesian government. As their amount becomes extinct from time to time, we contribute to protect their existence from some illegal hunter.
Let’s see some of the native animals in Bali that almost extinct below.
1. Jalak Bali
Jalak Bali becomes one of the native animals in Bali and inaugurates as the Balinese faunas symbol in 1991. The beauty of Jalak Bali becomes the most favorable moment for tourists while visiting Bali. The place of their habitat also become one of the most famous destinations in Bali.
Since 1910, as the first-day Jalak Bali found by Walter Rothschild, Balinese are a concern to tries to protect their existence. That is why we can keep saw their beauty until now if you are visiting Bali.
2. Balinese Turtle
Balinese turtle becomes one of the native animals that live in Bali that you can saw them at Penyu island in Tanjung Benoa, Bali. Even though they live in the middle of the sea, but they will come to visit the seashore while they are giving birth. These become special moments for tourist visits.
Most of the people are enchanted with Balinese turtle’s beauty so that it becomes the most interesting moment to see them while they are on a seashore. And that becomes the advantage of Going to Bali for a tourism visit.
3. Balinese Owl
Balinese owl comes in a type of Musa endemic that lives in Bali since a long time ago. They have beautiful eyes and fur that so exotic makes so many tourists want to visit them. There is also the type of Pungguk Wengi that lives near Sumba island as the border of Balinese island with Sumba island.
Balinese owl lives with eating some meat from rats, snake, and many more. They are a carnivoran type that mostly lives in a night time and sleep during the day. Most of them are living in a downhill area with a maximum of 1,000 m above water areas that commonly full of the famous landmarks in Bali.
Menjangan is a kind of Balinese deer that you can find them in Bali. As one of the native animals in Bali and also most of Javanese island. They become so unique with their giant horn on their head that familiar with some folktales from Bali.
Nowadays, Menjangan becomes so rare in amount since people keep hunt them for their horn illegally. Because people will pay a high rate to only get their horn for wall decorations.
5. Black Jelarang
Black Jelarang has become one of the native animals in Bali that live in most of the trees in Bali. They can live in most of the higher place and survive in about 1,400 m of the highest mountains. Their body can grow up to 120 cm long includes their tail.
Black Jelarang eats some type of nuts, coffee in the tree, and another kind of peanuts. They are a type of herbivores that will use the bad smell as their weapon to protect from their enemies.
6. Balinese Clatter
Balinese clatter becomes one of the native animals in Bali that still exist until now. People believe that they come from a domesticated from the Javanese Banteng. They are classifying as the herbivore as they eat some grass.
Nowadays, the population of Balinese Clatter decreased significantly due to the high consumption but has low in stock. That makes the Balinese government serious about breeding them as the local meat that good to consume.
7. Julang Sumba
Julang Sumba is one of the native animals in Bali that originally comes from Sumba. People believe they are migrating frum Sumba forest to the Bali forest from a certain time. They have a big and long body that capable to grow up to 70 cm long.
Julang Sumba is a kind of herbivores that has black fur and yellow or red neck. They eat some peanuts and live in most of the downhill areas.
8. Timor Deer
Timor Deer also becomes one of the native animals in Bali that you should see. But, that is so difficult to see this animal in some open areas. You may found them in a deep rain forest in Bali. Because they are so sensitive to human existence.
Timor deer becomes one of the tame animals that you should not be afraid of them. Since they are so sensitive with their hearing system on their body, that makes you will find a difficult way to see them in person.
9. Monitor Lizard
The monitor lizard is one of the native animals in Bali that nowadays are rarely found there. They are classified as carnivorous as they eat some deer, forest pig, or little buffalo as their prey. They live in the rain forest in Bali other rain forests in Indonesia.
Monitor lizards can live both in the land and the water. They are so great at swimming and also climbing so that makes them easier to hunt their prey. They are becoming one of the most endangered animals in Indonesia that live in Bali. They spawn their baby monitor lizard and put them on grass, leaves, or sludge.
So, they are some glances of some native animals in Bali that you should know. Most of them may you can still found in Bali, but they are also in an extinction phase. We need to protect their existence as they become one of the richest fauna in Indonesia