Tags : Zoo

Pattaya

Khao Kheow Open Zoo in Chonburi defends elephant swimming shows

Khao Kheow Open Zoo, in Thailand’s eastern province of Chon Buri, will continue holding elephant swimming shows for tourists despite social media criticism, alleging cruelty to animals, after a picture, titled “Elephant in the Room”, taken by Adam Oswell of Australia, won the best picture in the photojournalism category at the Wildlife Photographer of the […]Read More

Pattaya

Renowned Sriracha Tiger Zoo is to close after 24 years

After 24 years, one of Thailand’s famous tourist attractions, for both Thais and foreigners, is to close for the foreseeable future. Sriracha Tiger Zoo’s management has announced the closure of the park, citing the COVID-19 pandemic. On the zoo’s webpage, the management said that, since the outbreak of the first wave of the pandemic early […]Read More

Pattaya

Sriracha Tiger Zoo puts its 11 elephants up for sale

Thailand’s famous Tiger Zoo, in Sriracha district of the eastern province of Chon Buri, is offering its 11 elephants for sale, after the zoo closed on April 30th due to financial issues caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the zoo’s website, it is offering all 11 elephants,together with their caretakers, to anyone who is […]Read More

Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai zoo tigers combat heat stroke by eating frozen

Thailand’s Tiger Kingdom Zoo in Chiang Mai is innovating to keep the tigers cooler, as temperatures in the country have risen sharply over the past two months. The keepers offer the animals frozen chicken twice a day to lower their body temperature. They have also installed small pools so they can take a dip when […]Read More

South

Songkhla Zoo Chief Shot Dead during Albino Deer Probe

SONGKHLA, Oct 3 (TNA) – Suriya Saengpong, director-general of the Zoological Park Organization, was shot dead by an official of the Songkhla Zoo while he was investigating the disappearance of albino barking deer at the zoo. Suriya was shot at the zoo in the southern province while he was probing the missing of two young […]Read More

North

‘Tiger temple’ gets zoo licence

THE WORLD FAMOUS and highly controversial “Tiger temple” has now won a licence to operate a zoo, which will be developed with a budget of Bt120 million. The temple, known as Wat Pa Luangta Maha Bua Yannasampanno, is in a remote part of Kanchanaburi province but has come under the spotlight in recent years because […]Read More