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Educational park hidden within Depok

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Tue, June 18 2019   /  01:08 am
Upside down: The kalong, a type of flying fox native to Southeast Asia, is one of the many animals that can be found at the Godongijo Conservation and Education Park in Depok, West Java. The kalong is one of the largest bat species in the world.(JP/Teddy Hans)(JP/Teddy Hans)

Upside down: The kalong, a type of flying fox native to Southeast Asia, is one of the many animals that can be found at the Godongijo Conservation and Education Park in Depok, West Java. The kalong is one of the largest bat species in the world.(JP/Teddy Hans)Teaching children how to be ecofriendly can be difficult when it is only done in the classroom. Luckily, for schools in the Greater Jakarta area the Godongijo Conservation and Education Park in Depok gives children and teachers alike the ability to get up close and personal with nature. The park, located on Jl. Cinangka Raya, opened in 2003 and is free to enter. It provides an oasis away from the hustle and bustle of the city as visitors can enjoy its lush greenery park, as the park is home to all sorts of flora and fauna, most of which are endemic to Indonesia.The animals in the park include a reticulated python, a monitor lizard a...