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Animals in Thailand
Thailand is a naturally rich country whose landscape ranges from lush rain forests to dryer forests and evergreens to mixed deciduous areas, all strewn over mixes of flat lands and hilly regions to provide a large array of natural habitats. The varying wildlife makes Thailand an ideal home for many different types of animals including; the rare
Chinese goral
Chinese goral, many types of buffalo and boar, a few different breeds of ox including the gaurus hubbacki which can only be found in Thailand and Malaysia, the lesser mouse deer, various breeds of deer and many more types of animals.

With such a large array of hunting grounds and many different forms of wild game Thailand is also home to many different types of predators. Just like the animals they eat the predators themselves range from smaller animals to larger dangerous animals. Some of these predators are predators that can be found in similar regions like wild dog, mongoose and weasels, while others are more exotic like bearcats, leopards and tigers. The jungle regions of Thailand also house many different breeds of wild
jungle cat
jungle cats that make dangerous predators to both the animals they eat along with any other predators and even people that wander too close to their territory.

Thailand also has many different lakes that have thriving marine ecosystems living within them. Within these lakes visitors can find many different animals ranging from the rare Chinese white dolphin to the more common
minke whale
minke whale, with a large array of common and exotic dolphins, whales, porpoise's and other marine life scattered amongst them.


Click here for a list of endangered animals in Thailand.
Even-toed ungulates in Thailand
Banteng
Grey ox
Gaur
Asian buffalo
Brow-antlered deer
Schomburgk's deer
Chinese goral
Wild boar
Kanchil
Greater mouse deer
Sambar
Indian muntjac
Carnivores in Thailand
Flat-headed cat
Leopard
Fishing cat
Tiger
Marbled cat
Javan mongoose
Crab-eating mongoose
Hog badger
Burmese ferret-badger
Jungle cat
Yellow-throated marten
Yellow-bellied weasel
Malayan weasel
Siberian weasel
Banded palm civet
Bearcat
Back-striped weasel
Malayan sun bear
Asiatic jackal
Small-toothed palm civet
Common otter
Gem-faced civet
Hairy-nosed otter
Asian palm civet
Indian smooth-coated otter
Asiatic golden cat
Banded linsang
Spotted linsang
Large-spotted civet
Malayan civet
Large indian civet
Small indian civet
Clouded leopard
Asiatic black bear
Asiatic wild dog
Otter civet
Leopard cat
Dolphins, porpoises, and whales in Thailand
Irrawaddy dolphin
Chinese white dolphin
Pygmy killer whale
Fraser's dolphin
Bridled dolphin
Grey dolphin
Long-beaked dolphin
Rough-toothed dolphin
Bottle-nosed dolphin
Black finless porpoise
Common minke whale
Coalfish whale
Bats in Thailand
Ratanaworabhan's fruit bat
Dobson's horseshoe bat
Lesser mouse-tailed bat
Greater mouse-tailed bat
Lesser sheath-tailed bat
Western bent-winged bat
Small flying-fox
Lesser dawn bat
Great evening bat
Lyle's flying fox
Small bent-winged bat
Geoffroy's rousette
Large flying fox
Serotine
Hutton's tube-nosed bat
Hardwicke's woolly bat
Naked-rumped pouched bat
Thick-eared bat
Scully's tube-nosed bat
Least woolly bat
Harlequin bat
Whitehead's woolly bat
Blanford's fruit bat
Common thick-thumbed bat
Szechwan myotis
Blanford's bat
Hairy-faced bat
Acuminate horseshoe bat
Tickell's bat
Large myotis
Intermediat horseshoe bat
Great roundleaf bat
Lesser large-footed bat
Long-winged tomb bat
Croslet horseshoe bat
Dusky roundleaf bat
Horsfield's bat
Black-bearded tomb bat
Blyth's horseshoe bat
Bicolored roundleaf bat
Burmese whiskered bat
Theobald's tomb bat
Woolly horseshoe bat
Ashy roundleaf bat
Wrinkle-lipped free-tailed bat
Whiskered myotis
Big-eared horseshoe bat
Diadem roundleaf bat
Thick-thumbed myotis
Lesser long-tongued frut bat
Malayan horseshoe bat
Fulvus roundleaf bat
Black-capped fruit bat
Greater long-tongued fruit bat
Marshall's horseshoe bat
Cantor's roundleaf bat
Greater bamboo bat
Smaller horseshoe bat
Thailand roundleaf bat
Hog-nosed bat
Bourret's horseshoe bat
Indian pipistrelle
Intermediat roundleaf bat
Javan pipistrelle
Large asian roundleaf bat
Stoliczka's trident bat
Least horseshoe bat
Shield-faced roundleaf bat
Lesser dog-faced fruit bat
Shamel's horseshoe bat
Mount popa pipistrelle
Pomona roundleaf bat
Horsefield's fruit bat
Greater false vampire bat
Lesser brown horseshoe bat
Pratt's roundleaf bat
Greater short-nosed fruit bat
Malayan slit-faced bat
Lesser false vampire bat
Thomas's horseshoe bat
Lesser great leaf-nosed bat
Spotted-winged fruit bat
Temminck's tailless fruit bat
Trefoil horseshoe bat
Flying lemurs in Thailand
Malayan flying lemur
Hares, pikas, and rabbits in Thailand
Burmese hare
Horses, rhinoceroses, and tapirs in Thailand
Javan rhinoceros
Asian tapir
Sumatran rhinoceros
Pangolins in Thailand
Malayan pangolin
Chinese pangolin
Primates in Thailand
Common gibbon
Bear macaque
Assam macaque
Crab-eating macaque
Rhesus macaque
Pig-tailed macaque
Dusky leaf monkey
Capped gibbon
Banded langur
Slow loris
Agile gibbon
Elephants in Thailand
Asian elephant
Rodents in Thailand
Gray-cheeked flying squirrel
Savile's bandicoot rat
Indochinese ground squirrel
Indochinese flying squirrel
Hairy-footed flying squirrel
Small white-toothed rat
Red-cheeked flying squirrel
Smoky flying squirrel
Bower's white-toothed rat
Malayan porcupine
Hoary bamboo rat
Red giant flying squirrel
Large bamboo rat
Pére david's vole
Rice-field rat
Polynesian rat
Gray-bellied squirrel
Ryukyu mouse
Lesser rice-field rat
Pallas's squirrel
Fawn-colored mouse
Himalayan field rat
Finlayson's squirrel
Cook's mouse
Three-striped ground squirrel
Sikkim rat
Black-striped squirrel
Gairdner's shrewmouse
Edwards's long-tailed giant rat
Tanezumi rat
Marmoset rat
Plantain squirrel
Shortridge's mouse
Neill's long-tailed giant rat
Malayan field rat
Cream-coloured giant squirrel
Prevost's squirrel
Long-tailed giant rat
Müller's giant sunda rat
Black giant squirrel
Low's squirrel
Lesser bamboo rat
Slender squirrel
Himalayan striped squirrel
Cambodian striped squirrel
Fea's tree rat
Indian giant flying squirrel
Temminck's flying squirrel
Pencil-tailed tree mouse
Chinese white-bellied rat
Dark-tailed tree rat
Rajah spiny rat
Asiatic long-tailed climbing mouse
Chestnut white-bellied rat
Red spiny rat
Asiatic brush-tailed porcupine
Limestone rat
Whitehead's spiny rat
Lang bian white-bellied rat
Particolored flying squirrel
Asian red-cheeked squirrel
Greater bandicoot rat
Tree shrews in Thailand
Northern tree shrew
Common tree shrew
Pygmy tree shrew
Northern smooth-tailed tree shrew
Pen-tailed tree shrew
Dugongs, manatees, and sea cows in Thailand
Dugong
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