What wild animals are there in Thailand?

Are there wild bears in Thailand?

Bears. Whilst there aren’t too many to be found, Thailand is home to both Asian black and sun bears. … Bear populations are found throughout Thailand, including tourist hotspots Khao Sok national park in Surat Thani and Khao Yai national park.

Does Thailand have wolves?

No, there are no true wolves in Thailand. The largest canine in Thailand is the dhole (Cuon alpinus). The dhole or Asiatic wild dog has several names…

Does Thailand have raccoons?

This raised an eyebrow for us, but raccoons are considered legal pets in Thailand and can be purchased easily on the open market. Still, it seems only prudent to point out that markets like Chatuchak have come under fire from numerous animal rights’ groups for trading illegal and endangered wildlife species.

Are there wild tigers in Thailand?

There are estimated to about 160 Indochinese tigers left in the wild in Thailand. They are also found in Myanmar, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia and southwestern China. The total population may only be around 350, according to the World Wildlife Fund.

Does Thailand have gorillas?

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

Are there black panthers in Thailand?

The Royal Thai Army Volunteer Force (Thai: กองพลทหารอาสาสมัคร), or the Black Panthers (กองพลเสือดำ) was a unit of the Royal Thai Army which served in the Vietnam War, replacing the Royal Thai Volunteer Regiment (Queen’s Cobras) in 1968.

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Do armadillos live in Thailand?

By Simon Ingram in Bangkok

Customs officials in southern Thailand have seized nearly 500 live armadillos as they were being smuggled into the country. They were bound for restaurants in Bangkok and elsewhere in the region, and are further confirmation of Asia’s growing taste in exotic meat.