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Forests & Jungles
Thailand has some 1715 known species of amphibians, birds, mammals and reptiles according to figures from the World Conservation Monitoring Centre. Of these, 5.1% are endemic, meaning they exist in no other country, and 5.8% are threatened. Thailand is home to at least 11625 species of vascular plants. 12.7% of Thailand is protected under IUCN categories I-V.
Forest Parks (Thai: วนอุทยาน) in Thailand are protected areas set aside for conservation and protection from development owing to their natural scenic value that are too small to be declared national parks.
The forest parks are governed by the provincial administrations. Thailand's forest parks fall under IUCN Category V, (Protected Landscape/Seascape). There are a total of 69 Forest Parks in Thailand, covering a combined land surface of 880 km², which is about a 0.17% of the total area of the country.
Thailand Filming Permit process for filming in forests and jungles.
Filming in National Parks
Filming in national parks usually require a National park Film Permit. This can only be obtained after receiving a Film Office Film Permit. see details here: Obtaining Film Location Permits
The Permit Process
We have provided a detailed step-by-step guide on the film permit process here. Obtaining Film Location Permits