Central Indochina dry forests

WWF Abstract

Step onto the vast Khorat Plateau of central Indochina, and you will be in one of the most species-diverse dry forests in Asia. The presence of large mammals such as tigers and Asian elephants is awe-inspiring, but because the ecoregion is so endangered, the experience of seeing such creatures is becoming uncommon.
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Ecozone:Indo-Malayan
Biome:Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
Countries:Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Viet Nam
Area:79,104,000 acres (32,012,253 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
Climate:View Climate Data
Land Use:View Land Use Data

Protected Areas

Ang Kep Nam Huai Chorakhe Mak Non-hunting Area No or Non Hunting Area
Ang Kep Nam Huai Talad Non-hunting Area No or Non Hunting Area
Ang Kep Nam Sanambin Non-hunting Area No or Non Hunting Area
Bung Boraphet Non-hunting Area No or Non Hunting Area
Bung Khong Long Non-hunting Area No or Non Hunting Area
Chae Son National Park
Doi Inthanon National Park
Doi Khun Tan National Park
Doi Luang National Park
Doi Pha Chang Wildlife Sanctuary
Doi Pha Muang Wildlife Sanctuary
Doi Suthep-pui National Park
Dong Hua Sao National Biodiversity Conservation Area
Huai Sa La Wildlife Sanctuary
Huai Tak Teak Reserve Biosphere Reserve
Kaeng Tana National Park
Khao Sanam Phriang Wildlife Sanctuary
Khao Yai National Park
Khlong Lan National Park
Klong Wang Chao National Park
Lan Sang National Park
Mae Ping National Park
Mae Tuen Wildlife Sanctuary
Mae Wong National Park
Mae Yom National Park
Om Koi Wildlife Sanctuary
Pang Sida National Park
Phanom Dong Rak Wildlife Sanctuary
Phou Xiengthong National Biodiversity Conservation Area
Phra Budda Chaya National Park
Phu Chong - Na Yoi National Park
Phu Kao - Phu Phan Kham National Park
Phu Khieo Wildlife Sanctuary
Phu Luang Wildlife Sanctuary
Phu Phan National Park
Ramkhamhaeng National Park
Sai Thong National Park
Sakaerat Environmental Research Station Biosphere Reserve
Salak Phra Wildlife Sanctuary
Sub-lungka Wildlife Sanctuary
Thap Lan National Park
Thung Salaeng Luang National Park
Tonle Sap Biosphere Reserve
Wiang Kosai National Park
Xe Bang Nouane National Biodiversity Conservation Area
Xe Pian National Biodiversity Conservation Area
Yod Dom Wildlife Sanctuary
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER