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Category: National parks, Local time: 17:54:41
Gunung Mulu National Park is a protected area in Malaysia
. The park has been established in a place where forests grow undisturbed for more than 80 million years. So, it is a home to many rare animals and plants. Gunung Mulu National Park was included into the UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2000.
About the Gunung Mulu National Park
On an area of 754 km2 there are 17 vegetation zones with 3500 species of plants - among them many rare palms and orchids. The Gunung Mulu National Park is also home for many animal species - about 75 kinds of mammals and 250 species of birds live there. On a part of the park there is a unique cave system. The largest cave entrance is to the popular Deer Cave , where four waterfalls can be found. Clearwater cave is the longest cave in the park. It is more than 150 km long and it is the tenth largest cave in the world. In the Gunung Mulu National Park there is also the largest dome in the world - the Sarawak Chamber , which is 700 m long and 400 m wide.
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Last update: Nov 10, 2012 11:21:06 AM
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: hiking, caving Character of the park
: marine, mountain, insular Protected animal species
: deer, macaque, bear (Ursidae), turtle, otter (Lutra) Other services
: bungalows, restaurant, beach Why to go there?
: unique fauna, cliffs, marshland