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Pu Luong Nature Reserve

Pu Luong Nature Reserve

Pu Luong Nature Reserve was established in 1999, with an area of ​​17,662 hectares, including 13,320 hectares of strictly protected areas and 4,343 hectares of ecological restoration areas. Pu Luong is the name of the Thai ethnic people, meaning the highest mountain peak in the region. Pu Luong is considered a nature reserve with scientific, socio-economic and eco-tourism value. Along with Pu Hu -forests in the Pu Luong area play an important role in protecting the Ma River watershed in Thanh Hoa province.

Pu Luong Nature Reserve
@ Pu Luong Nature Reserve – Thanh Hoa province

Pu Luong is a seasonal evergreen tropical closed forest, with a rich flora and fauna system, diverse in quantity and type with 598 animal species belonging to 130 vertebrate families, including 51 rare species. (including 26 species of mammals, 5 species of bats, 6 species of birds, 5 species of freshwater fish, 6 species of reptiles)… there are a total of 84 species of mammals (including 24 species of bats), 162 species of birds, 55 species of fish, 28 species of reptiles and 13 species of frogs. The insect fauna in Pu Luong has at least 158 ​​species of butterflies and 96 species of terrestrial mollusks, of which 12 species of molluscs may be endemic to the area. This reserve is home to clouded leopards, fire leopards, stargazers, black bears, chamois, and white-clad langurs.

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