Krau Wildlife Reserve, Pahang
It is the biggest wildlife reserve the Malaysian Peninsular and was established in 1923 with an area of 55, 159 hectares. Currently the area is 62,395 hectars after it was gazetted again in 1965 and 1968. It is located nearby Benom Mountain in Temerloh District, Pahang and drained by Krau River, Lompat River and Teris River. The altitude of the reserve is 43 metres in Kuala Lompat to 2,107 metres from the top of Benom Mountain.
The main aim of the reserve is to protect wildlife especially Gaur that is present in large groups in areas that have been inhabits by the aborigenes. There are many Gaur in the Krau River valley and salt licks in the east and south of the reserve. There is a research station in Kuala Lompat that is well known for study on primates, bats and birds.
Within the reserve, there are Institute of Biodiversity and National Elephant Conservation Centre located in the southern part of the reserve with an entrance through Lanchang. Jenderak Selatan Wildlife Conservation Centre is located in the east of the reserve bordering Felda Jenderak Selatan.