Everybody loves travelling. Everybody loves animals. So I’m sure everyone must love discovering new and exciting creatures on their travels.
Well if you’re an animal lover trying to figure out where your next travel destination is, I’m here to show you some of the coolest critters Indonesia has to offer. Considering you can pick up such cheap flights over to Bali right now, there’s no better time to jump over and check out what Indonesian wildlife has to offer.
Top 5 Coolest Animals in Indonesia
You’ll have no likely seen these little guys before. With their huge eyes that take up the majority of their head, they’re probably the most adorable thing on this list.
The Orangutan take their names from the Indonesian language. “Orang” meaning person and “utan” meaning person. So translated, the word Orangutan literally means person of the forest. Sadly, these gorgeous apes are now critically endangered.
Clocking in as the biggest lizards in the world, the Komodo Dragon certainly lives up to it’s name. In case you’ve forgotten how monstrous these guys are, here’s a couple next a wild boar for comparison. Unfortunately, the Komodo Dragons have also found themselves facing extinction.
Green Peafowl (Pavo Muticus)
Commonly thought to be most beautiful bird native to Indonesia (and with good reason), these gorgeous birds are close relatives to the peasant.
The Sumatran Tiger has got be by far one of the coolest animals you’ll find in Indonesia. They’re also one of the most endangered. With only 350 left in the world, these big cats are also facing extinction, unless cared for and rehabilitated.
If the animal lover within you has awoken, grab some flights and get on over to Indonesia before the summers out!