Archive for December, 2011

Spotted Hyena: Laughing Predators

Spotted Hyena Laughing Predators

Spotted Hyena Facts The spotted hyena (Crocuta crocuta) is known as laughing Hyena. They are carnivorous mammals from family Hyaenidae. Spotted Hyenas are considered as cowardly scavengers but they are smart and sharp animals. It’s quite amazing to see how these hyenas hunt massive animals such as Zebras and strong mammoth buffalos. Spotted Hyenas live in a large community known as clans. They often consume food, which is leftover of other animals and birds. They have mind blowing techniques Read more [...]

Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays from Khao Kheow Open Zoo

Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays from Khao Kheow Open Zoo

The season of festivity is right here and we are thrilled to let you know about our adventurous shows. We wish all you lovely wildlife explorer a very happy holidays and hope you are having wonderful time with your loved ones in this Christmas season. We believe, ‘Jungle is the best place to explore charm of wilderness without too much of human elements.’ It’s a scintillating experience, which remains fresh in our memories for years. Series of Khao Kheow zoo shows educates and motivates visitors Read more [...]

Eagle: The Fearless Bird

Eagle Bird

Eagle Facts Normally when people talk or imagine about eagles all they can recollect is a big large bird who hunts by using smart and deadly tactics. This fearless bird comes from the family of Accipitridae. Several progressive countries have used symbols of eagle’s bended beaks and wicked claws on their flags. Eagle is considered as sign of power, freedom, and strength. Eagle is a bird with the sharp vision and is blessed with the brisk flying speed. The magical ability to view things from Read more [...]

Spot-billed Pelican: The Flying Beauty

Spot-billed Pelican at Khao Kheow Zoo

Spot-billed Pelican: Comparatively small pelican, however a large bird and is mostly white, with a grey crest, hindneck and with beautiful brownish tail. It catches fish in its big bill pouch, while swimming at the surface. Spot-billed Pelican are colonial breeder, often breeds along with other water-birds with nests on low trees near wetlands. These species were earlier used by fishermen in the parts of Bengal as decoys for a particular fish. They are also known as Grey Pelican (Pelecanus Philippensis). Distribution: Pelicans Read more [...]

Khao Kheow Open Zoo – Fasten Your Seat Belts

Khao Kheow Open Zoo

Glory of jungle is felt through the air, which grips wilderness and smoothens soul with heart-pounding experience. Khao Kheow open zoo takes you close to the purest form of nature, with its scintillating treasures that holds your attention. At Khao Kheow Open Zoo your life time is not only spend on sightseeing but also to visualize inner beauty of jungle. As you walk around various places of our zoo, you would experience, the peace in the presence of nature. It gives you feeling about the magnificent Read more [...]