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Wild Thailand

Did you know Thailand has over 50 national parks that make up 14% of the country's total area? And these parks are home to 10% of Earth's animal species? Thailand is a land of incredible beauty with more than 50 protected national parks accounting for nearly 10% of the country's surface, but its stunning array of wildlife is often forgotten and rarely seen. Wild Thailand is a two-part National Geographic documentary series, featuring the wildlife of Thailand. The series reveals the hidden terrain in all its glory: from the strange and wonderful creatures to a small selection of the 27,000 species of flowering plants.

Episode 1 - A Land of Beauty and Incredible Contrasts
This episode follows the courtship and mating rituals of the great hornbills and the variety of wildlife species in the northern mountains.

Episode 2 - A Forgotten and Rarely Seen Wilderness
This episode follows a territorial gibbon family that is harassed by an Asiatic black bear and explores the rich abundance of life in the Andaman Sea.


Related Links
Thailand - wikipedia
Thailand, officially the Kingdom of Thailand, is a country located at the centre of the Indochina peninsula in Southeast Asia. Totalling 513,120 square kilometres Thailand is the world's 51st-largest country by total area.
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The Living Edens - Thailand: Jewel of the Orient
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Reef Life of the Andaman
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