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 Animals

The most famous animal from Thailand is the Siamese cat. Thailand was once called Siam. Most people in Thailand do not have Siamese cats because cats eat lizards. People want lizards around because they eat mosquitoes. Mosquito bites can make people sick.

Thai people use elephants and water buffalo to help them work. Thais train elephants to move heavy logs. Water buffalo pull plows or crush grain.

Thailand's rain forests are home to many animals. Tigers, leopards, and monkeys live there. Wild elephants roam the area. Cobras, vipers, and pythons are

Insects grow very large in the rain forests. Some months have a wingspan of 1 foot (30 centimeters). Hundreds of different butterflies fly thought Thailand's rain forests.

by

Kristin Thoennes