||The Tanjung Peropa Wildlife Sanctuary is designated as a Margastwa Reserves area based on the Decree of the Minister of Forestry No. 393 / Kpts-VII / 1986 dated December 23, 1986. Previously it has been designated by Decree of the Minister of Agriculture No. 845 / Kpts / Um / 11/1980 dated November 25,1980, taking into account the Governor KDH Kindergarten Recommendation. I Southeast Sulawesi Number: Pta.4 / 1/11 dated January 16, 1973 and Letter of the Director General of Forestry Number: 3689 / DJ / I / 1980 dated October 25, 1980.
The background of the appointment is that the forest group Tajopa Peropa is representative of tropical rain forest ecosystems with non-Dipterocarpaceae forest type vegetation, shrubs, coastal forests and mangrove forests that are habitat for protected species of wildlife and plants.