Archive for the ‘Wildlife A-Z’ Category

Endangered Hog Nosed Bat: Conserve Wildlife To Conserve Yourself

Hog Nosed Bat

The number of endangered species is constantly shooting up. The conservation groups and other authorities from across the globe need to join hands and work together to tackle these issues in tandem. Activities such as experimentation of various kinds, consumptions, medicines and many so called innovations are affecting several species. The Hog-nosed bats are part of the endangered species. The conservation status of Hog-nosed bats is vulnerable as per the statistics from the International Union for Read more [...]

The Year of Snake Celebrated at Khao Kheow Open Zoo

The Year of Snake Celebrated at Khao Kheow Open Zoo

We welcome you all in the year of Snake. In Khao Kheow Open Zoo, this time around we celebrated the Chinese New Year with much zeal and eco-consciousness. Our Zoo Director, Mr. Khun Su-ri-ya Saeng-pong shared a few wise details with our guest about the growing need of wildlife conservation. He also revealed this year’s mascot, a huge snake entwined with a dragon. It was a 30 meter long model and was made of natural elements like coconut leaves, palm fronds and wooden branches. The zoo looked Read more [...]

A Trip That Brings You Closer To Nature And Each Other

Adventure Tour

Children deserve a free day as much as the adults in this busy lifestyle.  Give your children a treat at the Khao Kheow Open Zoo. Their innocent laughter and chirpiness will be your best return gift. The 1 Day Adventure + After Dark Safari at Khao Kheow Open Zoo is your ticket to ultimate fun which keeps getting better when you take your kids along.  As the zoo welcomes you with a drink, gear up for an astonishing bird show where you can see these little chirpy creatures perform some really smart Read more [...]

Preserving Is The True ‘Admiring’: Preserving Javan Rhinoceros

Javan Rhino

Javan Rhinos are massive animals and they are absolutely loved by visitors due to their calm behavior and mammoth size. As per the conservation statistics by the International Union for Conservation of Nature these Javan Rhinoceros are critically endangered, therefore these issues should be handled on high priority. Experts claims these one horned rhinos are in the verge of extinction the way animal planet is affected by various elements as destructions of wildlife treasures and production of various Read more [...]

Bat-eared Fox: Explore The Foxy Wilderness

Bat-Eared Fox

Life Span of this fox is about six years and their scientific name is Otocyon Megalotis. These foxes belong to Canidae family and they are nocturnal. Their life span is about twelve years in captivity. For apparent reasons (i.e. because of their large ears) they are named Bat-eared Fox. These mammals’ ears may grow upto 5.3 inches. They have amazing abilities to escape from attackers by speed and with quick reflexive dodging. Distribution: These foxes are famous for their availability in South Read more [...]

The Jumbos of Thailand: Elephant Safari

Elephant Safari

Destinations from across the world are getting tech-savvy and the real essence of outdoor experience is slowly diminishing with the growth of technological revolutions. Thailand is blessed with man-made as well natural treasures. The Khao Kheow Open Zoo is the best place to experience Jungle Trekking. Ecosystems are best seen when you start your journey with elephant rides and this is exactly what visitors of ‘Journey to the jungle’ get when they visit Khao Kheow Open zoo. Elephants in Thailand Read more [...]

A Day of Relaxation In The Wilderness

After Dark Night Safari

We know how much you love your sleep in the mornings of a holiday. We know how you want to spend them lying around doing nothing. Hence the Khao Kheow Open Zoo has come up with a second version of 1 Day Adventure + After Dark Safari Tour. This wildlife safari starts late in the morning so that you don’t have to sacrifice on your beloved sleep and yet enjoy a fun packed day.The friendliness of the zoo is evident right from the start when you are offered a welcome drink on arrival, followed by a Read more [...]

Get Ready To Flap Your Wings In Thailand

Flight of The Gibbon

If you are looking for more than a pleasant relaxing day amidst rich nature and animals, 1 Day Eco Adventure + Flight of the gibbon is what you are looking for. Three hours of pure adrenaline rush, exhilarating activities and breathtaking ways to embrace nature are the best features of this package, to name a few. In this package you not only enjoy the usual fun and relaxing activities of eco adventure tours like breakfast with Suriya, elephant ride, stork parade and sightseeing but also get an Read more [...]

Khao Kheow Open Zoo Celebrates Children’s Day

Khao Kheow Open Zoo Celebrates Children’s Day

Hi everyone, It’s a great pleasure to inform you that ‘Children’s Day’ was a rocking celebration at Khao Kheow Open Zoo on Saturday 12th Jan 2013. Our Zoo Director, Khun Su-ri-ya Saeng-pong along with several other business executives organized a day full of activities for Children. These activities included games like green zoo paintings, dancing mascots, a band, stage shows and prizes.  The kids were hooked to entertainment all throughout and pretty elated on receiving prizes. The slogan Read more [...]

A Day Out @ Khao Kheow Open Zoo: 1 Day Eco Adventure

Khao Kheow Open Zoo

A one day Eco-Adventure Tour at the Thailand’s Khao Kheow open zoo is all you need to cut your monotonous routine.  This stress bursting expedition is planned in such a manner that you can not only enjoy fun activities and explore the wild side of the nature but also sit back and relax in its calming attributes. In this Eco-Adventure Tour, you start your day with a once-in-a-life experience of sharing your breakfast with a cuddly orangutan, Suriya. Thailand is best known for its Asian elephants. Read more [...]

A Two-Day Escapade In The Wilderness of Thailand

Khao Kheow: Bio-diversity Experience

Enjoy a two days get away at the Khao Kheow open zoo.  This ‘2 Days 1Night + Flight of the gibbon’ excursion offers you a great escape away from your routine life.  Leave all your responsibilities and tensions behind and just enjoy your freedom for once.  Start your day with warm welcome at the Khao Kheow open zoo and spend a lazy late morning wandering and admiring the scenic nature. The afternoon gets better as you lunch in the Green Hills restaurant. On day 1, the zoo takes you through Read more [...]

The Explosion of Happiness

Indochinese Tigress - Busaba

It is a proud moment for Khao Kheow open zoo to announce that the winning photo of 2012 National Geographic Photo Contest was shot in this very zoo. Truly an eye catcher Ashley Vincent’s ‘The Explosion’ is a picture of a full grown Indochinese tigress ‘Busaba’.  She has been his muse for quite a few years now but this time Mr. Ashley Vincent wished to capture her in a manner never seen before.  “I took to observing her more carefully during my visits in the hope of capturing something Read more [...]