Sulawesi

Fight for survival

Print edition : February 02, 2018

The Sulawesi crested black macaque (Macaca nigri), a critically endangered species.

The tonkean macaque (Macaca tonkeana).

A black crested macaque sitting on a felled tree trunk.

The female black crested macaque displaying her swollen scrotum.

The tonkean black macaque, baby.

The Sulawesi bear cuscus (Ailurops ursinus), or the Sulawesi bear phalanger (baby).

A Sulawesi bear cuscus, or the Sulawesi bear phalanger (adult).

A spectral tarsier (Tarsius spectrum).

The mangrove forests in Tangkoko.

Knobbed hornbill (Rhyticeros cassidix).

A maleo pair digging a pit at a nesting site.

A maleo at its nesting site.

A hut on the seashore for visitors who wish to watch the maleo.

Ochre-bellied boobook (Ninox ochracea), a species of owl endemic to Sulawesi. Its habitat is either dry or moist lowland tropical forest.

A yellow-breasted racket-tailed parrot (Prioniturus flavicans). The bird is rare to spot or photograph.

A chattering lory in attractive red plumage. The bird is trapped to be kept as a pet.

A white cockatoo (Cacatua alba).

A verditer flycatcher (Eumyias thalassinus).

A black-headed munia (Lonchura atricapilla).

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