× Over 400 species of birds are known to occur within the Park’s boundaries, and 57 mammals. Larger mammals include elephant, gaur, sambar deer, banteng, serow, and bear, indo-chinese tiger, leopard, both common and Fea’s muntjac. Malayan tapir, white-handed gibbon, dusky and banded langurs, Asian wild dog, otter, and wild boar.

Kaeng Krachan - Bang Krang campsite area incidence data

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7 years 9 months ago - 6 years 3 months ago #241 by Trekker
Whilst I don't normally give any data on locations other than the park concerned, in this case this mini survey was conducted within 3 kms of Bang Krang Campsite. I am sharing that piece of location information as I think the many campers who stay at this site may interested in exactly what may be in the forest where they are. No conclusions can be drawn from the data because the period reviewed and logged was a very very short period, but it does show some interesting animals living close to the camp and a very good bio-diversity.

I was surprised not to log data from elephants or gaur in the period as there is ample evidence on the roadway of their presence, both from feaces and residual odours.






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7 years 9 months ago - 6 years 3 months ago #243 by Trekker
Notes:

1) Leopoard sighting was once and consisted of a pair, one normal one melanistic (black panther).
2) Civets consisted of 3 species, primary species was Palm Civit.
3) Muntjac's consisted of both Fea's Muntjac and Red Muntjac.
4) Sun Bear was a mother and cub pair






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5 years 7 months ago #790 by Bagheera
wow, what amazing shots of those leopards. I will definitely be going to stay at baan krang after seeing this. I know its the proverbial needle in a haystack but for me the black leopard is the holy grail!
Was this from your own traps Paul?

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5 years 7 months ago - 5 years 5 months ago #793 by Paul T
Yep, back in 2010 before i understood that one needed permission first ;+)

The leopards are seen by visitors "often" just north of the camp site. Jonathan told me that they were seen just last month by birders on the road between KM 15 and 18.

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