The last surviving Tarongs



Named after their original Tarong river valley in China. They are known as “Pigmy of Myanmar” as average height is 4 ft. Unfortunately they are less capable compare to other tribes in the region. Population has been decreasing every year since they have no more marriage partner thus forced to merry among the closed family which caused a massive defection on newly born thus are about to extinct. Tarong live in a region of breathtaking scenic natural beauty, amid pristine forests that are host to myriad exotic flowers and plants and constitute the habitat of many rare species of wild animals.
The Last surviving Tarongs










Source: Myanmar Perspectives, Vol: III 2/98

 
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