Animal and Plants
Over 600 plant species are known to grow in Gotjawal, with some of them recognized by The Korean Ministry of Environment as being threatened and endangered species, notably Je-ju-go-sa-ri-sam (Mankyua che- juense), Gae-ga-si-na-mu (Quercus gilva), Eu-reum-nan-cho (Cyrtosia septentrionalis), Sun-cha (Brasenia schreberi), and Je-ju-mul-bu-chu (Isoetes jejuensis).
The thick forest of Gotjawal, with its abundant feeds, provide shelters for the resident birds of Jeju such as Japanese Bush Warbler and Brown-eared Bulbul , while some migratory birds such as Black Paradise Flycatcher and Fairy Pitta spend the winter here.
Also home of the most of amphibians such as Jeju Salamander and reptilians including Red-tongue Viper Snake, Gotjawal forest is the refuge for Roe Deer and other mammals in the island.
a. Two-spotted Stag Beetle
b. Roe Deer
c. Black Paradise Flycatcher
d. Alpine Black Swallowtail Butterfly