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    Berusia 1000 Tahun, Pohon Terbesar di Dunia Ada di Indonesia

    Marak kasus pembakaran hutan, membuat Indonesia banyak kehilangan pohon setiap tahunnya. Ditambah dengan ilegal logging atau penebangan pohon secara ilegal yang membuat jumlah pohon semakin berkurang. Masuk dalam daftar 10 hutan terbesar di dunia, tak heran jika Indonesia memiliki keragaman flora dan tumbuhan yang kaya. Salah satu yang paling unik adalah hadirnya sebuah pohon ulin terbesar di dunia yang ada di Kalimantan Timur. Pohon berdiameter 2,47 meter itu diperkirakan telah berusia lebih dari seribu tahun dan masih berdiri kokoh setinggi 20 meter. Menurut Sarjo, penjaga hutan kawasan TNK (Taman Nasional Kutai) ini mengaku pertama kali menemukan pohon ulin tersebut pada tahun 1993, ketika sedang menemani peneliti asal Jepang, Putuka Watanabe,…

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    THE HARE AND THE TORTOISE

    In a dense forest, a tortoise lived near a speedy hare. The hare was very proud of his swiftness. He would often make fun of the tortoise for his slow pace. Tired of getting insulted, the tortoise challenged the hare for a race. The hare laughed at the tortoise and said “A race? What a joke? I can beat anyone in this forest in a race.”  The hare accepted the challenge and they decided to have the race on a fine sunny day. On the day of the race, all the animals gathered to watch the race. The race started. The hare ran very fast and soon left the tortoise…

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    PET GECKO? WHY NOT :)

    Source: Youtube Break Time Gecko atau tokek adalah sejenis kadal yang tergolong dalam infra-ordo Gekkota. Hewan yang satu ini banyak dijumpai di daerah beriklim hangat. Panjang tokek berkisar antara 1,6 hingga 60 cm. Hampir semua tokek nggak bisa mengedipkan matanya. Oleh karena itu, tokek sering menjilat mata mereka sendiri untuk membersihkan dan melembabkan mata. Tokek sangat terkenal karena suaranya. Bahkan, nama tokek sendiri diambil dari suara mereka yang khas. Ada dua jenis tokek yang paling umum diketahui oleh manusia. Jenis-jenis tersebut adalah tokek rumah dan tokek tutul atau leopard gecko. Tokek rumah atau tokek pohon adalah jenis tokek yang biasa dikonsumsi sebagai obat alternatif. Tokek ini memiliki warna abu-abu dengan…

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    THE BEAR AND THE TWO FRIENDS

    Once upon a time, two friends were on a journey through a forest. As they entered the deeper part of the forest they were gripped with fear.  They promised each other that they will stick together in case of any trouble and will help each other in whatever way they can. All of a sudden they saw a large bear approaching them. They both got scared. Seeing the bear very near to them one of the friends quickly climbed up a nearby tall tree without bothering to help the other friend. The other friend didn’t know how to climb a tree. Soon, he threw himself on the ground.  He closed…

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    THE ANT AND THE DOVE

    One day, an ant came to the bank of a river to drink some water. While trying to drink water from the river, she slipped and fell into the river. The force of the river was sweeping the ant away. Just then, a dove spotted the struggling ant. The dove quickly plucked a leaf and threw it into the water near the struggling ant. The ant climbed onto it and floated back to the shore safely. On reaching back to the bank of the river, the ant thanked the dove for saving his life. A few days later, the ant saw a hunter aiming his gun at the dove sitting…