The PT. Pembangunan Jaya Ancol plans to build a water bird park in the Ocean Dream Samudera area. This park that has a dome as wide as 2.900 square meters with height 15 meters is expected to accommodate 500 types of birds.
" Ancol is not only for recreation, but also a complete education place that is accessible to public "
PT. Pembangunan Jaya Ancol Director, Bertho Darmo explained, the park has total area of 3,800 square meters is projected for conservation area.
"Ancol is not only for recreation, but also a complete education place that is accessible to public. This edutainment concept is implemented in Ancol," he informed, Thursday (11/14).
According to him, the water bird park is constructed based on the result of his observations together with bird lovers communities and academics in 2016 saying that there are 62 species of wild birds live in the Ancol recreation area.
"Biodiversity becomes our basis in running bird conservation program through the water bird park," he added.
It is claimed to be the biggest in Indonesia and targeted to start operating in mid of 2020. Its construction will spend an investment fund of Rp 25 billion.
Lucky Hakim, celebrity who loves animals appreciated this bird park. It can protect endangered birds without having them being locked up in a cage.
"This dome is very big, moreover it will be equipped with bird's favorite trees. So, they will feel free but still being watched and protected," he expressed.