Thailand has two native species of bear; the
. The Black is found all over the country while the Sun
Bear is found in the southern region of Thailand.
are small apes that live in the upper canopy of the lowland
rainforest of South-East Asia.
was rediscovered in the Khao Noi Chuchi( last lowland
rainforest in Thailand) after being considered extinct.
in the south of Thailand the bulbul is caged for
competition. The Red-Whiskered Bulbul was once commonly found
throughout the country, over the past 10 years its sound has slowly
disappeared from the southern forests of Thailand.
Found in Asian rain forests is one of the fastest growing plants.
They can grow over 100 feet tall.
Palms: There are many varieties of palm trees that grow along the
shores of the tropics. The coconut palm tree originated in Asia
and the pacific coast of South America. They now can be found
around the world. They produce a fruit called coconuts.
In 1901 British planters
introduced rubber trees into the Malay Peninsula. Commercial rubber
production now takes place in Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, and Sri Lanka. Where does rubber come from?
Thailand is the world's leading exporter of rice.
Wet rice: Grown in irrigated fields throughout the central plain
and in the South. Common method of growing rice in Asia by flooding
fields with water. Later, when the crops mature, the fields are
(this link shows a site about Vietnam but it does
explain wet-rice cultivation simply.).