Settlement of Tra Lieng, Tribal Ethnic Group of Dak Cheung District


The village interviews were conducted in those villages located adjacent to the survey blocks including Ban Dak Dom, Ban Dak Ta-ok, Ban Dak Dreun, Ban Prao and Ban Dak Kang. A majority of local communities in the survey area is Tra Lieng as ethnic uniqueness which can be observed from their typical settlements and cultures. They live and spend most time in forests for collecting forest products and hunting which their knowledge in wildlife is well accepted (see Fig. 4). The knowledge gained from the village interviews was preliminary information of wildlife in the survey area for field verification, focused on globally threatened “target” wildlife species.