Flora & Fauna
The geographic of Myanmar and climate reflect a
rich verity of plants and animals species. 50% of
land is covered by the various types of forests,
such as tropical, subtropical and temperate forest
in northern mountainous region, tidal forest in
western and southern coastal region and thorn forest
in the central Myanmar which is homed to the
thousands of plants, flowers, animals, birds and
butterflies species. Teak grows above 3000 m and is
one of the famous Myanmar products.
A wide verity of fruit trees and flowers species are
presented in Myanmar. Myanmar’s flowers are exotic
and some wild flowers are not recorded yet. More
than 25 000 species of flowers including 523 species
of orchid can be seen in Myanmar.
In the Myanmar forests, tigers and leopards can be
seen. And also elephants, rhinoceros, wild buffalos
and wild boar can be found as well as many species
of deer and antelope in the jungle.
Gibbon, several monkey species, flying fox, tapir
and wild cat are living in the central zone too.
Some of the common reptiles are crocodiles, pythons,
gecko and turtles.
There are 1069 varieties of bird species such as
parrot, peacock, crow, pheasant, sparrow, eagle,
heron, etc.300 mammal species and 300 different
species of reptiles in Myanmar.