Quick Answer: Are There Big Cats In Thailand?

Are there any big cats in Thailand?

Clouded Leopard

A majority of these animals can be seen at the Khao Sok National Park.

They have the longest canines of the living cats.

Clouded leopards are categorized as a vulnerable species because their numbers are drastically reducing.

What is the most dangerous animal in Thailand?

Jellyfish. Sharks are not a problem in Thai waters, so jellyfish are the most dangerous animal you are likely to encounter while swimming.

Are there Panthers in Thailand?

Black Panther. Are there any places in Thailand where one can see any species of Black Panthers. It was there in Dusit Zoo earlier but it seems now the zoo has been closed.

Are there leopards in Thailand?

In Thailand, the Indochinese leopard is present in the Western Forest Complex, Kaeng Krachan-Kui Buri and Khlong Saeng-Khao Sok protected area complexes. Leopards are reported to occur in Laos’ Nam Kan National Protected Area as well.

Are there crocodiles in Thailand?

The Siamese crocodile (Crocodylus siamensis) is a medium-sized freshwater crocodile native to Indonesia (Borneo and possibly Java), Brunei, East Malaysia, Laos, Cambodia, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam. The species is critically endangered and already extirpated from many regions.

Is there sharks in Thailand?

Bull sharks and Tiger sharks have been located occasionally in Thai waters but they are very rarely encountered by divers as they prefer staying at depth. The shark divers are most likely to encounter in Thailand is the grey reef shark, which grows quite large – up to 2 metres – but is harmless.

What can kill you in Thailand?

The most dangerous varieties are the Chain Viper, several types of Krait, various Cobras (including the spitting Cobra found in the South of Thailand), the King Cobra, Coral Snakes, Pit Vipers all of which are extremely dangerous and can kill you.

Is it safe to swim in Thailand?

The clear warm waters are enticing, and are pretty safe for most of the year. The sea does contain dangerous creatures, such as sea snakes, lionfish, stonefish and jellyfish. However, it’s only really jellyfish that could concern swimmers, and these are not much of a problem on Thailand’s Andaman coast.

Are there poisonous spiders in Thailand?

There is no shortage of big, hairy, scary spiders in Thailand, including tarantulas, black widows, giant orb spiders and huntsmen. The most dangerous spiders in Thailand are mainly forest dwellers.

Why are there so many cats in Thailand?

It might be due to the fact that there is a high Muslim population on the island coupled with (and I don’t know if this is true but) allegedly Muhammad is said to have been quite fond of his cat.

Is Thailand a rich country?

Thailand may not be the most hard-up country in the world, but its GDP per capita of around $6,000 (£4,200) is well below the global average, and pockets of severe poverty exist, particularly in the northeast and deep south of the nation.

Are there bears in Thailand?

Whilst there aren’t too many to be found, Thailand is home to both Asian black and sun bears. Bear populations are found throughout Thailand, including tourist hotspots Khao Sok national park in Surat Thani and Khao Yai national park.