What is the flora and fauna of Thailand?

What is the flora of Thailand?

Thailand has many beautiful flowers. From roses, daisies, chrysanthemums, and honeysuckle, to marigolds, sunflowers, butterfly peas, lilies, and poinsettias – you’ll find a huge variety of blooms, native, naturalised, and imported, around the country.

What is the flora and fauna of Thailand?

Thailand – Flora and fauna

Forestlands support hardwoods (notably teak), pine, bamboos, and betel and coconut palms; in the coastal lowlands, mangroves and rattan abound. Among the larger mammals are the bear, otter, and civet cat. Climbing animals include the gibbon and many species of monkeys.

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 like chennai, Indian wild dog, mountain wolf, red dog, and red wolf.

What is the unique animal in Thailand?

The Irrawaddy Dolphin is quite the unique breed among Thailand animals; almost more of a beluga whale than a dolphin in appearance due to its shorter beak. Historically they are quite helpful and cooperative creatures; known by ancient fisherman to help them drive fish into their nets.

Is salmon native to Thailand?

According to the Norwegian Seafood Council, over 90% of fresh salmon in Thailand is imported from Norway. More importantly, Thailand is the biggest importer of Norwegian salmon in Southeast Asia. Atlantic salmon are farmed along almost the entire coastline from East Finnmark to Western Norway.

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