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Nature & Animals
Thailand is home to more than 10% of the world’s animals. There are more than 285 mammal species including elephants, tigers, leopards, Malaysian sun bears, sambars, deer and otters as well as a variety of primate species including gibbons, monkeys and macaques. Sheep, goats, wild cattle and wild hogs are also common. Larger mammals like elephants and tigers have witnessed dramatic drops in numbers and exist mainly in national parks and conservation areas.
Thailand is a birdwatcher’s paradise with some 925 bird species migrating to, or living in Thailand. There are many birds of prey found throughout the country including the crested honey-buzzard and the crested serpent eagle. There are also thirteen species of Hornbills in Thailand, some of which are quite common while others are listed as endangered.
Thailand is home to numerous reptile and amphibian species including approximately 176 snake species including cobras, pythons and vipers. There are three species of tortoise living in Thailand - the Asian giant tortoise can live for over one hundred years. There are some 310 lizard species located around the country including common geckos and tree lizards, monitor lizards and water dragons.
Thailand Filming Permit process for filming nature & animals.
The Permit Process
We have provided a detailed step-by-step guide on the film permit process here. Obtaining Film Location Permits