Pha Taem National Park
|Pha Taem National Park|
Rock art includes both humanoid and animal figures like the Giant Mekong Catfish
Location within Thailand
|Location||Ubon Ratchathani Province, Thailand|
Pha Taem National Park (Thai:อุทยานแห่งชาติผาแต้ม) is a national park in Ubon Ratchathani Province of Isan, Thailand. It is notable for its Dipterocarp forest cover and for extensive rock art on cliffs above the Mekong River. The art is estimated to be 3,000 years old. The park also has several examples of mushroom rocks as well as the largest flower field in Thailand.
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Flora and fauna
The park is covered by Dipterocarp forest with Shorea obtusa, Shorea siamensis, and Dipterocarpus obtusifollus the dominant species. There are some dry evergreen forests near streams. The park is habitat for Siamese hares, barking deer, civets, palm civets and wild pigs and serow, which migrate from Laos in summer.
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