Frequent question: What are the major biomes in Thailand?

Rank Ecological Regions of Thailand Biome
5 Peninsular Malaysian Lowland and Mountain Forests Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
6 Central Indochina Dry Forests Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
7 Mekong River Freshwater
8 Salween River Freshwater

What are the main biomes of Thailand?

Tropical and subtropical dry broadleaf forests

  • Central Indochina dry forests.
  • Southeastern Indochina dry evergreen forests.

What type of ecosystem is Thailand?

Forests, ranging in type from rain forest, evergreen forest, deciduous forest, and mangrove forest to shrub forest and savannah forest harbor the country’s large portion of biodiversity. Freshwater ecosystem, covering rivers, reservoirs, swamps and ponds, is where the most endemic species of Thailand are found.

Does Thailand have jungle or rainforest?

There are no rainforests in Thailand!

There are tropical evergreen and monsoonal forests, but not rainforests.

What type of forest is in Thailand?

There are two main types of forests in Thailand: Evergreen Forest and Deciduous Forest. Evergreen forest. The Evergreen Forest is subdivided into the Tropical Evergreen Forest, the Pine Forest, the Mangrove Forest and the Beach Forest. Tropical evergreen forest.

Is it illegal to own a monkey in Thailand?

A provision in Thai law permitted individuals to possess as many as two primates or other wild animais of the same species – « a potential pair to promote breeding » – even though their capture and sale was prohibited.

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Are there gorillas in Thailand?

MICHAEL SULLIVAN, BYLINE: Bua Noi, Thailand’s only gorilla, lives here in the PATA Department Store in Bangkok.

Are elephants from Thailand?

The Thai elephant (Thai: ช้างไทย, chang Thai) is the official national animal of Thailand. The elephant found in Thailand is the Indian elephant (Elephas maximus indicus), a subspecies of the Asian elephant. In the early-1900s there were an estimated 100,000 domesticated or captive elephants in Thailand.

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