Wisata Anyar Mangrove WAM Surabaya

“Only few hours after the escape, that monkey’s carcass was hung on a tree branch. Its face was ruined, its limbs were tore apart, it was all messed up! That must be the act of the native monkeys here,” told Firman Arifin, the manager of Wisata Anyar Mangrove (WAM), Gunung Anyar, Surabaya.

“As a human kingdom, the monkeys are also acquainted with territory, colonies, leaders, soldiers, and regulations. When an outsider monkey tries to enter the territory, it would be considered as an attack attempt. Mostly, the outsider is finished like that,” Firman added.

That is story about the 10 monkeys donated by the City Government for the Mangrove Forest Ecotourism in Gunung Anyar, one of Pamurbaya (Pantai Timur Surabaya or Eastern Coast of Surabaya) sectors. In Gunung Anyar, we canceled the monkeys’ release. However, one monkey was escaped and went directly to the mangrove forest by instinct. Then, as you know, it accepted the tragic fate.

Well, there are already a monkey kingdoms in the eastern part of Surabaya. A balanced natural ecosystem has been developed too. The vegetations and animals in Gunung Anyar is pretty much the same as in Wonorejo mangrove forest.

I think the differences are only the route and the management. So, the natural view, boats and gazebos might be different each other. Unlike mangrove tours in Wonorejo, WAM’s route does not pass through the estuary (so no need to worry about Crocodile :P ). Baca entri selengkapnya »


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