What is topeng monyet in Indonesia?

What is Indonesian monkey?

One of the most common species is the Long tale macaque, the Balinese call them “Monyet”. The Monkeys can be found in almost every place close to a forest and since Karma Kandara is located on a oceanside cliff, built in and around wild nature, you can find them there too.

Can you have a pet monkey in Indonesia?

In Indonesia, primates can often be seen sold on the streets or kept as pets, more often than not, they are suffering. JAAN can help rescue them when they are a protected species by the Indonesian law, such as Leaf Monkeys, Slow Lorises & Gibbons.

Is it legal to own a monkey in Bali?

Many are abandoned in alien and hostile territory. Many are left caged and chained, vulnerable to a life of abuse and neglect. Many tourists who “collect” a monkey on their travels take them island-hopping. Did you know it is ILLEGAL under Bali’s anti-rabies by-law to bring monkeys into and out of Bali?

What monkeys are in Indonesia?


  • Tonkean macaque.
  • Booted macaque.
  • Celebes crested macaque.
  • Gorontalo macaque.
  • Heck’s macaque.
  • Moor macaque.
  • Pagai Island macaque.
  • Siberut macaque.

What monkeys live in Bali?

Bali has two different species of monkeys, the Crab-Eating Macaque and the Javan Langur. To see the Macaques, just go to the Ubud area and visit the Monkey Forrest.

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How can I bring my pet to Indonesia?

Documents Required

  1. Copy of pet owner’s passport.
  2. Letter of Recommendation from the Department of Veterinary Science in the country of origin.
  3. Copy of pet’s Health Certificate – issued by a licensed veterinarian.
  4. Vaccination Book.
  5. Rabies Cerficiate with information on vaccinations required.
  6. Results of a recent Titer Test.

Are dogs pets in Indonesia?

While the general populace is accepting of pets, since the country is predominantly Muslim, dogs may be seen as unclean and may not be welcome everywhere. But times are changing, and more locals are more accepting of dogs. That said, Indonesia doesn’t have a lot of pet-friendly facilities, such as dog parks.

Do they have monkeys in Bali?

About 600 of the monkeys live in the protected forest area, swinging from the tall trees and moving around the area near the famous Pura Bukit Sari temple. In normal times, the protected jungle area of the Indonesian island is popular with local people as well as international visitors.

What do monkeys smell like?

In addition to being a pet that has involved care, they are also said to have a smell that is several times stronger than a skunk and can be detected up to 164 feet away in the wild.