Mammals of Indonesia include two kinds of rhinoceros, tigers, elephants, wild pigs, deer, orangutans, gibbons, proboscis monkeys and the smallest of the bears, the sun bear. There are also bats, possums and tree kangaroos.
Baby orangutan - photograph ©  Jupiterimages Corporation
There is also the world's largest lizard, the Komodo Dragon and the eared tree frog.
Komodo dragon - photograph ©  Jupiterimages Corporation
Plants: Indonesia has more than 30 000 species of flowers, including thousands of different orchids, hibiscus, wax ginger flower (left) and rhododendrons.
Indonesia also has rainforests where teak is harvested, and mangrove swamps in southern areas.
Click on a paw print, the bird or the bamboo to read about some Indonesian animals and plants
|Sumatran and Javan Rhinoceros|
|Birds of Indonesia|
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