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Khao Kheow Open Zoo Has Welcomed Its Newest Members – Four Newborn Meerkats

Four Newborn Meerkats

The birth of the baby Meerkats came just days before the Zoo hosts a Children’s Day event on Saturday. “It’s a pleasure for us to have four pups as our newest members. The parent still keep them underground and they only started coming out of the burrow recently. Judging by what he’s seen, the vet said the quartet is healthy,” said Attaporn Srihayrun, the zoo’s assistant director. “The pups stay close to their parents and don’t allow our officers to get close. It’ll take time Read more [...]

Animals receive icy treats at Khao Kheow Open Zoo

Animals Chills at Khao Kheow Open Zoo

Khao Kheow Open Zoo is distributing icy treats to animals as relief for heat, relaxing animals from stress. Khao Kheow Open Zoo’s Director Suriya Saengpong has said that the zoo is now feeding frozen fruits and syrups to animals to increase their energy and relive their stress and savageness caused by the extreme heat during March and April. He has said the care for animals during hot weather is crucial as animals tend to be stressed from the increased temperature, resulting in the reduced likelihood Read more [...]

Zoos offer fathers free entry on Father’s Day

Zoos offer fathers free entry on Father's Day

The Zoological Park Organization will permit free entry to zoos under its care as a gift for fathers on the National Father’s Day. The zoos that join in this promotion include Dusit Zoo in Bangkok, Khao Kheow Open Zoo in Chonburi, Korat Zoo in Nakhon Ratchasima, Songkhla Zoo, Khon Kaen Zoo and Ubon Ratchathani Zoo. Fathers will allow to enter these zoos without any charge on December 5. A press conference held on December 2nd outside the Zoological Park Organization office. The Zoological Park Read more [...]

Khao Kheow Open Zoo Returns Happiness to Publics with Free Entry

Khao Kheow Open Zoo Returns Happiness to Publics with Free Entry

Khao Kheow Open Zoo has exempted the admission fee for people on 11th-July-2014 for one day in obedience with the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO’s) policy to return happiness to the nation and foster unity. Chon Buri Governor Komsan Ekkachai, joined by Commander of the fourteenth Military Circle Maj Gen Nat Intaracharoen and Director of Khao Kheow Open Zoo Suriya Saengpong, today directed the unveiling of a promotion to restore happiness among Thai people as part of the NCPO’s plan. Under Read more [...]

Seven Zoos To Open For Free Entry And Food on Asarnha Bucha Day

Seven Zoos To Open For Free Entry And Food on Asarnha Bucha Day

The Zoological Park Organization (ZPO) under the Royal Patronage of His Majesty the King will open its seven zoos for people in general without charge on July 11, from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Weerawat Yomjinda, a panel of the ZPO, has uncovered that this is constantly done under the “Return Happiness to Thais” plan of the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO). ZPO chief Wirawat Yomchinda said the organization will have the “’immediate return of happiness, free visits to zoos’” occasion Read more [...]



Khao Kheow Open Zoo has an extraordinary new star attraction, when this week one of their male flamingos chose it was time to show off his astounding skill to all the get-together guests. The diva (prima donna) took to the spotlight like a duck to water, by awing everybody by spreading his wings as he endeavored to sing – flamingo style obviously to the enjoyment of his caught gathering of people. After a scratch or two he then initiated to rehash his execution to accept a blissful acclaim with Read more [...]

Thailand Rejoices ‘National Elephant Day’

National Elephant Day

Thailand rejoices ‘National Elephant Day’, pointing at raising open mindfulness about elephant preservation as the most recent elephant enumeration indicates that Thailand’s pachyderm populace has dropped to under 5,000 elephants countrywide. Elephants appreciate a buffet of leafy foods and fruits throughout Thailand’s National Elephant Day in the old Thai capital Ayutthaya March 13, 2014. Thais honoured the elephant on Thursday with exceptional fruits functions the nation over to pay praise to Read more [...]

Celebrate New Year with Mother Nature at JTTJ

Happy New Year 2014

New Year celebrations are always grand. In the coming of age, late night Parties, night clubs, mid night firecrackers have become a mark of such celebrations. New Year is a lot more than the countdown and bell striking at 12. New Year is about appreciating the past and anticipating the future with positive thoughts. Thailand has been a country of mixed ethnicities and thus celebrates the traditional as well as Gregorian New Year with equal enthusiasm. At JTTJ too we celebrate the New Year bash. Read more [...]

Celebrate Christmas with fireflies and twinkling stars in open skies @ JTTJ

Merry Christmas

Winter nights and Christmas lights a combination that everyone loves. Typically in the western countries, you will find a scene right out of some Hollywood movie. Hot chocolate, decorated Christmas tree a burning fireplace and the entire family huddled together in the drawing room. Children excited about gifts and adults happy to see excited kids. That’s Christmas visually. But Christmas goes beyond the superficial happiness of gifts and glory. Christmas is about praising the lord and loving his Read more [...]

Teach Them to Appreciate Life on Children’s Day!

Universal Children's Day

Team JTTJ wishes everyone a happy children’s day. Today that is 20th November the world celebrates a universal children’s day. The First children’s day was proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly in 1954. The main agenda was to encourage all countries to appoint a day to celebrate childhood. This according to them was believed to create mutual exchange and understanding among children and initiate action to benefit and promote the welfare of the world’s children. November 20 is Read more [...]

Bring in the Good Luck Wave out the Bad Luck

Happy Loi Krathong

Happy Loi Krathong!!! Once again it’s that time of the year when entire Thailand turns into a magical spectacle, almost like a scene from a fairytale. The pleasantly cool November nights and the warmth of the glittering Karthongs is perfect setting to melt the hardest heart and bring a smile on the saddest face. Loi Krathong occurs on the full moon of the 12th month of traditional Thai lunar calendar, which is usually around November in the Georgian calendar. It is said that the festival started Read more [...]

Toying With Words at the Anti-Drugs Thai Language Triathlon

National Crossword Puzzle Competition at KKOZ

  At Khao Kheow Open Zoo it is our pleasure to announce that the national crossword puzzle competition being held inside the zoo is now coming to an exciting end. The competition was organized by the Thai Crossword Puzzle Club, with an aim to develop students’ abilities to read, write and speak Thai language correctly. More than 200 high school and college students initially participated in the multi-round crossword competition. The semi-final round was attended by 16 semi finalists and Read more [...]