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Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park (BBSNP)
Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park (BBSNP) is located in the southwest area of the province of Lampung in Sumatra. The park is located along the Bukit Barisan mountain range, has a total area of 3,568 km2, and spans three provinces: Lampung, Bengkulu, and South Sumatra. Along with Gunung Leuser and Kerinci Seblat National Parks it forms a World Heritage Site, Tropical Rainforest Heritage of Sumatra.
The park is home to many critically endangered and threatened species, including: Sumatran elephants, Sumatran striped rabbits (the most recent records of this poorly known species have been from BBSNP), Sumatran rhinoceros, Sumatran tigers, Malayan tapirs, Siamang, Black-crested Sumatran Langurs, Sun bears, and Lesser mouse-deer. There are over 300 species of birds in the park, including the critically endangered Sumatran ground-cuckoo.