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Pictures of sulawesi in Indonesia [updated 2014-04-08]



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Mother tarsier and baby


Rice fields near Batutomonga village  (Toraja Land (Torajaland), Sulawesi)
Rice fields near Batutomonga village



Bear Cuscus


Pomelo (Jerunga) fruit (Toraja Land (Torajaland), Sulawesi)
Pomelo (Jerunga) fruit


Giant bamboo (Dendrocalamus giganteus) (Toraja Land (Torajaland), Sulawesi)
Giant bamboo (Dendrocalamus giganteus)


Top breed white water buffalo (Toraja Land (Torajaland), Sulawesi)
Top breed white water buffalo



Infant Crested Back Macaque


Red anchovies at fish market in Rantepao (Toraja Land (Torajaland), Sulawesi)
Red anchovies at fish market in Rantepao


Lowland rice paddies of Sulawesi (Sulawesi (Celebes))
Lowland rice paddies of Sulawesi



Sulawesi sunset


Colorful house among green rice paddies (Sulawesi (Celebes))
Colorful house among green rice paddies


Emerald green rice paddies of south Sulawesi (Sulawesi (Celebes))
Emerald green rice paddies of south Sulawesi



Mother tarsier and baby


Bamboo stakes placed to control water hyacinth at Lake Tempe (Sulawesi (Celebes))
Bamboo stakes placed to control water hyacinth at Lake Tempe. These bamboo tripods form bungkas, large man-made circles of floating vegetation. These serve as fish traps, attracting fish during the rainy seaons. As water levels drop towards the dry season, a fine bamboo fence is built around the bungka, trapping the fish.



Manado Tua volcano



Crested black macaque



Celebes crested macaque (Macaca nigra)


Riverside village downriver from Bantimurung falls (Sulawesi (Celebes))
Riverside village downriver from Bantimurung falls


Rice fields at Lemo (Toraja Land (Torajaland), Sulawesi)
Rice fields at Lemo


Little girls at Lemo (Toraja Land (Torajaland), Sulawesi)
Little girls at Lemo


Emerald green rice terraces of south Sulawesi (Sulawesi (Celebes))
Emerald green rice terraces of south Sulawesi


Palawa village (Toraja Land (Torajaland), Sulawesi)
Palawa village


Tombs carved in a rock face at Lemo (Toraja Land (Torajaland), Sulawesi)
Tombs carved in a rock face at Lemo


Colorful house among green rice fields of south Sulawesi (Sulawesi (Celebes))
Colorful house among green rice fields of south Sulawesi



Strangler fig


Rice fields (Toraja Land (Torajaland), Sulawesi)
Rice fields


Palm fruits (close up) (Toraja Land (Torajaland), Sulawesi)
Palm fruits (close up)


Muddy rice fields in Tana Toraja (Toraja Land (Torajaland), Sulawesi)
Muddy rice fields in Tana Toraja



Tarsier


Orange orchid with magenta spots (Toraja Land (Torajaland), Sulawesi)
Orange orchid with magenta spots


Yellow and brown toad in Sulawesi (Toraja Land (Torajaland), Sulawesi)
Yellow and brown toad in Sulawesi.


Black butterfly with blue-purple markings on its wings (Sulawesi (Celebes))
Black butterfly with blue-purple markings on its wings.



Tarsier



Celebes crested macaque (Macaca nigra)


Tau-Tau Effigies at Londa Nanggala (Toraja Land (Torajaland), Sulawesi)
Tau-Tau Effigies at Londa Nanggala


Deep red millipede on forest floor (Toraja Land (Torajaland), Sulawesi)
Deep red millipede on forest floor


Vendor carrying all of his wares on the back of his motorbike (Sulawesi (Celebes))
Vendor carrying all of his wares on the back of his motorbike



Men loading sardines for export into the back of a pickup truck


Plane view of clouds at sunset over the island of Sulawesi (Sulawesi (Celebes))
Plane view of clouds at sunset over the island of Sulawesi


Riverside huts along river draining Lake Tempe (Sulawesi (Celebes))
Riverside huts along river draining Lake Tempe


Rice paddies near Batutomonga village  (Toraja Land (Torajaland), Sulawesi)
Rice paddies near Batutomonga village



Gunung Tangkoko (mountain) and rainforest


Sulawesi home outside of Ujung Pandang (Sulawesi (Celebes))
Sulawesi home outside of Ujung Pandang



Infant Crested Back Macaques Playing


Iridescent turquoise and black butterfly in hand (Sulawesi (Celebes))
Iridescent turquoise and black butterfly in hand.



Looking up the inside of a strangler fig tree


Traditional painting on the side of a home in Palawa (Toraja Land (Torajaland), Sulawesi)
Traditional painting on the side of a home in Palawa. Orange and black-brown paint has been used to color the art.



Sulawesi sunset



Buttress roots


Airplane view of clouds at sunset over the island of Sulawesi in Indonesia (Sulawesi (Celebes))
Airplane view of clouds at sunset over the island of Sulawesi in Indonesia



Infant Crested Back Macaques Playing



Crested black macaque displaying his foot



Dusk on an Indonesian island



Male and Female Knobbed Hornbill (Aceros cassidix)



Colorful flower buds


Mountain peak in South Sulawesi (Sulawesi (Celebes))
Mountain peak in South Sulawesi


Woman with kids (Toraja Land (Torajaland), Sulawesi)
Woman with kids


Green cacao pods still on the tree (Toraja Land (Torajaland), Sulawesi)
Green cacao pods still on the tree. Cacao is cauliflorous, meaning the fruit grow directly out of the tree trunk and branches.



Orange fly with purple eyes



Camouflaged flying dragon



Manado Tua volcano



Sulawesi rainforest canopy



Dive boat off Bunaken



Mangroves and seagrass on Bunaken Island



Infant Crested Back Macaque



Crustal clear waters of Bunaken National Marine Park


Rice paddies near Batutomonga village  (Toraja Land (Torajaland), Sulawesi)
Rice paddies near Batutomonga village



Sulawesi sunrise


Painting of roosters and water buffalos--orange, red, and dark brown paint (Toraja Land (Torajaland), Sulawesi)
Painting of roosters and water buffalos--orange, red, and dark brown paint



Tidepool on Bunaken Island with Siladen in the distance


Grasshopper (Sulawesi (Celebes))
Grasshopper



Strangler fig



Tarsier


House gecko (Sulawesi (Celebes))
House gecko



Sulawesi sunset



Infant Crested Back Macaque



Tarsier



Tarsier


Rice and mountains (Sulawesi (Celebes))
Rice and mountains


Wooden effigies of the dead in cliff walls at Lemo (Toraja Land (Torajaland), Sulawesi)
Wooden effigies of the dead in cliff walls at Lemo



Eastern Tarsier (Tarsius tarsier)



Oriental vine snake (Ahaetulla prasina)



Sulawesi beach at dawn


Boy streering a traditional boat near Lake Tempe (Sulawesi (Celebes))
Boy streering a traditional boat near Lake Tempe



Baby Tarsier


Rice paddies at Batutomonga  (Toraja Land (Torajaland), Sulawesi)
Rice paddies at Batutomonga



Beach at low tide near Bunaken Cha Cha


Terraced rice paddies of Batutomonga (Toraja Land (Torajaland), Sulawesi)
Terraced rice paddies of Batutomonga



Tarsier Hunting


Londa Nanggala cave with wooden funeral effigies and hanging coffins (Toraja Land (Torajaland), Sulawesi)
Londa Nanggala cave with wooden funeral effigies and hanging coffins. This is the burial custom of the Sa'dan Toraja people of upland Sulawesi.



Vine Snake (Ahaetulla prasina)


Coffins and wooden effigies in cave at Londa Nanggala (Toraja Land (Torajaland), Sulawesi)
Coffins and wooden effigies in cave at Londa Nanggala



Crested black macaque



Polka-dotted beetle



Butterfly (Great Mormon - Papilio memnon?)



Beach near Batu Putih, a fishing village in North Sulawesi, with Tangkoko Reserve in the background



Eastern Tarsier (Tarsius tarsier)


Water buffalo in rice paddies near Batutomonga village  (Toraja Land (Torajaland), Sulawesi)
Water buffalo in rice paddies near Batutomonga village



Black sand beach on the Lembeh Strait


Black butterfly with white markings (Sulawesi (Celebes))
Black butterfly with white markings



Male and Female Knobbed Hornbill (Aceros cassidix)



Celebes crested macaque (Macaca nigra)


Rice fields planted on former mangrove forest land (Sulawesi (Celebes))
Rice fields planted on former mangrove forest land



Bunaken sunset with Manado Tua volcano in the background



Paradise?



Crested black macaque



Dawn on the Lembeh Strait



Mother tarsier and baby



Sulawesi black *ape*


Blue-eared Kingfisher (Alcedo meninting) on branch above stream (Sulawesi (Celebes))
Blue-eared Kingfisher (Alcedo meninting) on branch above stream



Crested black macaque


Selecting among fish at market in Rantepao (Toraja Land (Torajaland), Sulawesi)
Selecting among fish at market in Rantepao



White sand beach and turquoise waters in Sulawesi



Dawn on Bunaken


Sulawesi limestone mountains (Sulawesi (Celebes))
Sulawesi limestone mountains


Sphenomorphus skink species in Sulawesi (Toraja Land (Torajaland), Sulawesi)
Sphenomorphus skink species in Sulawesi.


Isolated mountain home in forests of Sulawesi (Sulawesi (Celebes))
Isolated mountain home in forests of Sulawesi


Woman planting in rice paddy (Toraja Land (Torajaland), Sulawesi)
Woman planting in rice paddy



Bear Cuscus and baby



Green, black, and yellow grasshopper



Green Vine Snake (Ahaetulla prasina)



Sulawesi Scops-Owl (Otus manadensis)



Flat beetle


Terraced rice fields of Batutomonga (Toraja Land (Torajaland), Sulawesi)
Terraced rice fields of Batutomonga


Rice fields at Lemo (Toraja Land (Torajaland), Sulawesi)
Rice fields at Lemo



Bunaken dawn


Muddy rice fields near Ketu Kese (Toraja Land (Torajaland), Sulawesi)
Muddy rice fields near Ketu Kese



Mangroves and seagrass on Bunaken Island


Wooden effigies of the dead at Lemo (Toraja Land (Torajaland), Sulawesi)
Wooden effigies of the dead at Lemo




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