The island of Kakaban is an exceptional marine environment. An uplifting in the area during the Holocene transgression, 19000 yrs BC has left 5 sq ft kilometer of seawater trapped within a 165 ft ridge, turning the area into a land lock marine lake. The only other known lake of such nature found only in Palau, Micronesia, is a desert compared to Kakaban, some of the stanfest species and typical hehaviors are observed in the lake. Through millennium’s, they have adapted into an ecosystem that is totaly unique to the brackish water environment. The lake is teeming with at least 4 species of stingless jelly fish including one of an upside species of Cassiopea. About 3 species of Halimeda green algae cover the bottom, and mangrove roots live side by side with tunicates, sponges, tube worms, bivalves, crustacean, anemonies, sea cucumbers, sea snakes and at least five known species of gobies. Unidentified species are in abundance. The mystery of how the lakes plants and animals are able to survive in this isolated system is a subject that marine scientists and geologists bicker about. Thousands of barracuda, blue finned tunas and big sharks are also found at Kakaban’s Barracuda point Some of the strangest species and typical behavios are observed in the lake. Through millennium, they have adapted into an ecosystem that is totally unique to the brackish water environment.
Baka-Bukit-Raya-National-Park General Formerly two different nature reserves, Bukit Baka-Bukit Raya now forms one transborder national park of 180,000 ha named after two of the higest peaks in Kalimantan, Bukit Baka (1617 m) and Bukit Raya (2278 m). The park straddles the borders between West and Central Kalimantan provinces and comprises[…]
Tari Kancet Lasan, dance Depict everyday life of hornbill, the bird glorified by tribe Dayak Kenyah because considered to be by theX the warrior and supremacy sign. Dance Kancet Lasan is single dance of tribe woman Dayak Kenyah the is sameness move and his position be like Dance Kancet Ledo,[…]