Archive for June, 2013

Howler Monkey – The Mischievous Creature

Howler Monkey

Monkeys fascinates people regardless whether they are caged in a zoo, performing in a circus or jumping around in an open jungle. Monkeys are the most mischievous animals. Howler Monkeys are the largest new age monkeys and they are found in central and south America. Howler Monkeys are the most loudest Earlier Howler Monkeys were considered from Cebidae family but now Atelidae They are the first ones to notify if someone enters the territories They prefer being at the treetops Do not Read more [...]

Doubly Wild!! : Birth of 2 Wildebeest Calves @ Khao Kheow Open Zoo

Wildebeest Calves

It was the most heavenly site at the zoo last week.  The zoo staff witnessed the birth of two beautiful and healthy wildebeest calves. The male calf was born on 15th June early in the morning where as the female calf was born on 16th June. The veterinary team examined the two newborns and declared them absolutely healthy and safe. The babies are in the African Savanna zone currently with their mothers. The African Savanna zone of Khao Kheow Open Zoo currently shelters 5 wildebeest comprising of Read more [...]

Mountain Lion facts: The Beautiful Cat

Mountain Lion Facts

There is a beautiful example of looking at the lives of wild animals. In this case Mountain Cat’s life in the jungle they are wild, fierce and frightening, however when you see them in the cage you would know that slowly wilderness escapes from them. Being in the cage slowly eliminates those wild qualities of animals. This does not mean that animals turns out to be total vegetarians. Mountain Lions are also known as cougar, puma (Puma Concolor) and catamount. These wild mammalia are from Felidae Read more [...]

Touring The Jungles of Thailand

Thailand Jungle Tour

Do you like wild animals, birds and other wildlife adventures? If this is what you intend to do when you book your packages for Thailand Jungle Tours then you are requested to visit Khao Kheow Open Zoo and choose your suitable package. One of the most significant reasons being is it the best place in Bangkok that offers perfect combinations of adventure and delightfulness. Journey to the jungle is a spectacular service by Bangkok’s best zoo Khao Kheow Open Zoo and this where all the excitement Read more [...]

Not a Child’s Play! Education Training Course @ Khao Kheow Open Zoo

Education Training Course at Khao Kheow Open Zoo

To run a zoo is as much a responsibility as fun it sounds. And to be able to take up this responsibility with good confidence and technical skills an educational training course for zoo personnel was launched on Monday at the Khao Kheow Open Zoo.  Being a zoo staff not only requires love for wildlife and nature but also immense patience. Handling animals is like handling small children; they can’t speak and can be unpredictable. Hence this was a week long program with an aim to help improve Read more [...]

Celebrating True Patriotism: Happy Dragon Day!

Dragon Boad Festival

It is said that the dragon boat festival started more than 2,000 years ago on the banks of rivers that gushed through the valleys of southern China. The festival was celebrated to ensure soil fertility and healthy, abundant crops. The most acclaimed deities of Chinese culture, the dragons were worshiped in order to avert misfortune and cause good rainfall. The dragons in Asia have traditionally been a symbol of water. They are said to rule the rivers and seas and dominate the clouds and rains. The Read more [...]

One World, One Ocean: Happy World Ocean Day!

Happy World Ocean Day

Since the United Nations General Assembly passed a resolution officially recognizing June 8th as World Oceans Day in 2009, several countries in the world have celebrated this day annually. The World Oceans Day is a method of honoring the water bodies on this planet. As we all know that 70% of earth’s surface is water of which 90% exists only in oceans, it is all the more important to protect our water bodies. Imagine life without water! Earth is the only planet to hold water and hence sustain Read more [...]

Happy Anniversary!! @ Khao Kheow Open Zoo

35th Anniversary of Khao Kheow Open Zoo

Quite recently Thailand’s most famous zoo, Khao Kheow Open Zoo celebrated its 35th anniversary of the opening and the 75th year of operating in Thailand. This was a very proud moment for the zoo and all its patrons. To celebrate this memorable event a special show was presented to the public on Monday.  This show was called “Wildlife Wonderland”. Like the name suggests, exotic wildlife animals were exhibited in a parade by the management and staff. A number of wild animals from all over the Read more [...]

Save Environment, Save Yourselves: Happy World Environment Day!

Happy World Environment Day

No one could be more joyous than us at Khao Kheow Open Zoo on the arrival of 5th June. You ask why? Well of course because it is the World Environment Day. Like every year, this time too, we are planning to celebrate this day with much gusto. On 5th June 1972 the United Nations held a Conference on the Human Environment that ended on 16th June 1972. The World Environment Day was result of this conference and is thus held on 5th June every year since 1973. The international events of the day are Read more [...]

Look Beyond Ourselves: Enter The Animal Kingdom

Khao Kheow Forest & Wildlife Park

Wilderness attracts adventurers. People seek adventure to attain the feeling of freedom. Khao Kheow Open Zoo is the best place in Bangkok to achieve this core sense of freedom. With huge variety of wildlife, birds and dense greenery this place offers the perfect wilderness setup. The animals in Thailand hail  from Africa, Asia, Australia, Malaysia and many other animal rich countries. The special animal conservation program of Journey to the jungle educates visitors to comprehend different loopholes Read more [...]

Their Laughter Is The Proof of Divine Sound; Happy International Children’s Day!

Happy International Children’s Day

Their laughter fills our heart with warm, their innocence melts the toughest souls, and their love is unbiased; that is how children bless us with their mere presences. Unfortunately some souls are too tough to be melted. Across the globe the world is infested by cruel minds, people who force children into inhuman laborious conditions, child prostitution, beggary rackets, poverty and malnutrition. International Children’s Day is not simply a day to celebrate children but to bring about awareness Read more [...]