The Bako National Park covers 2,742 hectares of a rugged sand stone peninsula to the east of the Bako River near Kuching. Millions of years of erosion have created a coastline of steep cliffs, rocky headlands and stretches of white, sandy bays. Wave erosion at the base of the cliffs has carved many of the rocks into fantastically shaped sea arches and seastacks. Park vegetation includes beach forest, cliff vegetation, mangrove swamp, mixed dipterocarp, kerangas pole forest and padang scrub. Nearly every plant in Borneo is visible here. Animal highlights include the rare proboscis monkey, silver-leaf monkeys, long-tailed macaques and monitor lizards.
01 Plants 02 Nepenthes (Pitcher plant) 03 Dicranopteris linearis ferns 04 Grass 05 Green Nepenthes (Pitcher plant)
06 Green Nepenthes (Pitcher plant) 07 Green Nepenthes (Pitcher plant) 08 Green Nepenthes (Pitcher plant) 09 Green Nepenthes (Pitcher plant) 10 Plant 11 Nepenthes (Pitcher plant)
12 Plant 13 Plant 14 Borneo bearded pig 15 Butterfly 16 Dipterocarp tree
17 Proboscis monkey 18 Dragonfly 19 Bamboo with thorns 20 Germinating nut 21 Cerbera odollam nut tree
22 Silver leaf monkeys 23 Silver leaf monkeys 24 Silver leaf monkeys 25 Silver leaf monkey 26 Silver leaf monkey
01 Bako river and village 02 Bako river and village 03 Bako river and village 04 Mangroves along Bako river
05 Mangroves along Bako river 06 Coast 07 Sandstone cliffs along the coast 08 Sandstone cliffs along the coast 09 Sandstone rock and sea
10 Mangroves 11 Mangroves 12 View of bay with mangroves
13 Telok Assam beach 14 Sandstone rock and sea 15 Telok Sapi bay and sandstone cliffs
16 Sunset 01 Forest trail with tree roots 02 Sandstone and sand 03 Sandstone plateau 04 Jalan Lintang trail 05 Jalan Tajor trail
06 Tajor waterfall 07 Walkway 08 Telok Pandan Besar bay 09 Telok Pandan Besar bay 10 Sandstone cliff and jungle
11 Keranga plateau 12 Keranga plateau 13 Walkway 14 Sandstone rock and trees 15 Sandstone rocks and beach
16 Sandstone rocks and beach 17 Bear head rock 18 Sandstone rocks and beach 19 Sandstone rocks and jungle
20 Telok Sapi beach 21 Bear head rock 22 Beach with trees
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