Archive for April, 2012

Leopard Cat: The Opportunist

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This small wild cat is from Felidae family and is also recognized by the scientific name ‘Prionailuraus Bengalensis’. They are smaller than the African big cats. Body of Leopard Cat is covered by spotted coat. Leopard cat is a smooth climber, who skillfully uses their gifted talent to hunt animals. Fur of these cats varies from yellow to silver grey depending upon their range. There are many subspecies of Leopard Cat such as Sumatrans in Sumatra, Minuta in Philippines and Chinensis in China Read more [...]

Giant Anteater: The Grassland Beauty

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These Giant Anteaters are the largest of all four anteaters. Scientific name of Giant Anteater is Myrmecophaga Tridactyla and they come from Myrmecophagidae. From their nose-to-tail they are roughly between five to seven feet long and they weigh about 40-100 kg. Giant Anteater have long nose with narrow head, tiny eyes and curvy ears. They have rough hair which varies from being brown or grey with black stripes across their body up till mid-torso. Bushy tail of Giant Anteater looks amazing considering Read more [...]

Water Festival at Khao Kheow Open Zoo

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Summer heat is good in multiple ways and if you have planned to visit one of the best places in Bangkok, you must try the Water Festival at Khao Kheow Open Zoo. Bring your friends, family and loved ones to this astonishing zoo and share them lifetime memories in water festival. This is your chance to begin your journey to the jungle as many our already making best of its magnificence. The beauty of this thrilling zoo has been experienced by many well known politicians. Recently Chonburi MP, ‘Khun Read more [...]

Ostrich – The Mischievous Bird

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These flightless birds are native of Africa and by their huge size it is the largest bird in the world. Life span of an ostrich is about 30–40 years. Ostrich belong from the (flightless) Ratite family. They weigh about 100–160 kg. Their size is 7–9 feet. They cannot fly but have lightning speed of about 70 km per hour when they run. Amongst all the birds Ostriches have the biggest eyes which is 5 inches long. An egg of the ostrich weighs about 1500–2300 grams. This gigantic birds are quick Read more [...]

Bangkok To Pattaya Tour

Bangkok To Pattaya Tours

Bangkok to Pattaya Tour Besides wildlife safaris, journey to the jungle, after dark safari and animal conservation programs for kids – Khao Kheow Open Zoo is famous for its cost-effective Bangkok to Pattaya tour packages. These packages are scheduled in multiple ways. Some tourists prefer watching places and some of them just want to see few places that cover maximum details. Bangkok to Pattaya 05 Days – 04 Nights Day 1 – It begins with early pick up from the Suvarnabhumi Airport by Thong Read more [...]

Waterbuck – Curvy Horned Antelope

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Usual perception when some one hears mention of this large antelope is that they live in the water or something similar of this sort. However this is not entirely true. They prefer aquatic areas more because to survive from their predators and this is the prime reason why they are in the waters. Waterbuck is known as Kobus Ellipsiprymnus by the scientific name. Waterbuck is a large antelope from Bovidae family. They have curvy ears and lines of white patches above the eyes, nose, throat, and mouth. Read more [...]

Jungle Rainforest Tour Thailand

Jungle Tours

Nature is something that happened when we were figuring out what is the weather like. There are things that can only be felt and experienced when you are around Mother Nature. Life is beautiful when we start appreciating things in their natural form. Thailand’s rainforest is well known because it’s spread wide across the jungles. Tourists from around the world visit Khao Kheow Open Zoo to feel the amazing gift of nature’s treasures. Visitors get three hours of Canopy rainforest adventure Read more [...]

Family Adventures In Pattaya

Family Adventure In Pattaya

It’s that time of the year when you want to pack your bags with some necessary items and hit the road where you feel happy and relaxed. Our warm welcome wishes to everyone who visits Khao Kheow Open Zoo. Our journey to the jungle is rated as one of the best place for the family adventures in Pattaya. These magnificent adventures include jungle trekking, after-dark safari, zip line adventures, breakfast with Suriya (The friendly Orangutan), and special educative programs for students and offers Read more [...]

Minster Mr. Sakda Nopasit at Khao Kheow Open Zoo

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A good cause attracts positivity and inspires many kind-hearted folks to contribute towards the society. This generous act was displayed last Friday by the Minister for Nature and the Environment Mr. Sakda Nopasit. Mr. Nopasit visited Chonburi and it certainly allowed environmental minister to share his passion about wildlife and other related eco-friendly activities. His surprise visit at Bangkok’s best zoo Khao Kheow Open Zoo was greatly appreciated. It shows his intentions about saving environment. Read more [...]