The Plants and Animals of Thailand
The geography and climate of Thailand has a direct effect on the types of plants, flowers and animals that can be found in the country. Monsoon forests, rain forests and freshwater swamp forests can all be found, and each houses a unique variety of trees. Thailand’s national flower is the orchid, as it flourishes throughout the country. As for animals and insects, there are over 6000 species of insects in Thailand, included in which is the silk worm. This insect has contributed greatly to the country’s popularity in the silk trade. In this video, WatchMojo.com takes a look at the flora and fauna found in Thailand.