Pekan Peat Swamp Forest, Pahang, Malaysia

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Peat swamp forests are just one example of the rich natural heritage found in the tropical rainforest of Malaysia. Adapted to tolerate high water levels, these wetlands habitats exhibit special ecological characteristics and give shelter to unique plant and animal life. TheSouth-East Pahang peat complex is the largest block of undisturbed mixed peat swamp forests remaining in Peninsular Malaysia. This publication was first produced by Wild Asia in 2005 for the Malaysian Peat Swamp Forest Conservation Project.

Date: 2005

Location: Malaysia