Threatened Species

Threatened Species in the Nam Ha National Protected Area, Laos


Over 22 endangered mammal species have been observed in Nam Ha NPA including clouded leopard, tiger and black-cheeked crested gibbon, one of the rarest gibbon species. There are small populations of gaur, Asian elephant and possibly a unique munity species. Some threats to wildlife are the harvest of timber resources and NTFPs and the hunting of wildlife for food.


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