TIMESINDONESIA, JAKARTA â Natural Resources Conservation Center released a sloth and an eagle to a local park in Bukit Kaba at Rejang Lebong, Bengkulu. This was aimed to restore the function of the local forest and bring back their ecosystem.
Bukit Kaba was chosen for it has such perfect ecosystem for the habitat of both cuties. The condition of both animals has also been checked before they were released to the wild. They also value the natural resources including food for those animals during their life in the wild.
Said Jauhari the Head of Natural Resources Conservation Center said that those two are protected by the law and anyone who mess up with them will be taken against the law. They will help the local forest to maintain their ecosystem.
Sloth is arboreal neotropical xenathran mammals, constituting the suborder Folivora. Noted for slowness of movement, they spend most of their lives hanging upside down in the trees of the tropical rain forests of South America and Central America.
Meanwhile, spotted eagle is large bird of prey. He has spotted mark on its beak and wings. This is also one protected animal and according to IUCN they are considered as least concern animal. Both the sloth and the eagle were releaed by Natural Resources Conservation Center of Bengkulu to balance the ecosystem. (*)