Ox population in East Java park increases despite threats
The Jakarta Post
Scientists have reported an increase in the population of Javanese wild
ox, locally known as banteng, in Alas Purwo National Park in Banyuwangi,
East Java, despite the threats of poaching and lose of habitat facing
The latest study, conducted in a controlled area in the park last month, recorded 73 banteng, an increase from 50 counted in a census years earlier.