Mammals

Kaeng Krachan's secrets

After months of technical issues with our camera systems we have finally started to get glimpses of the cryptic inhabitants from the depths of Kaeng Krachan National Park. Kaeng Krachan is the perennial favourite amongst birders but its pristine primary forest areas are home to an amazing bio-diversity of animals, mammals in particular.

With the kind support and assistance of the Department of National Parks and the Kaeng Krachan National Park we have been placing cameras at a number of locations within Kaeng Krachan's boundaries. And the park is living up to its reputation of being one of Asia's finest National Parks. Her cryptic and exotic mammal life have been kind to us in the past months and have dained to allow we human interlopers a glimpse of their lives.

So far we have seen an amazing selection of mammals including a number we have never photographed before. It bodes well for our project and we have obtained camera trap pictures for the DNP of 17 mammal species in just a short period of time. A little preview/small selection from our 17 species so far ...........

Fea's Muntjac in Kaeng KrachanThe amazing Fea's Muntjac AKA Tenasserim Muntjac (Muntiacus feae)

 

Malyan Tapir in Kaeng Krachan

 Perhaps Thailand's "strangest" looking mammal - the Malayan Tapir (Tapirus indicus)

 

Other articles of interest related to Kaeng Krachan:

Kaeng Krachan Leopard Sighting
Kaeng Krachan - Sea of Mist
Kaeng Krachan Sunrise
Thailand's Cutest Primate?

 

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