Archive for the ‘Wildlife A-Z’ Category

Ostrich – The Mischievous Bird


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


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


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 [...]

Saltwater Crocodile

Saltwater Crocodile

Saltwater crocodiles are the largest living reptiles on earth. They are from Crocodylidae family and they are also known as Crocodylus Porosus by scientific name. Besides they also go by many other names such as Baya, Subwater Crocodile, Kone Huala, and Rawing crocodile. They are considered as one of the most dangerous reptiles not only for birds, and animals, but also for the humans. Most typical behavior is that they wait and slowly reach to their prey and suddenly grabs them in a lightning speed. Distribution: Read more [...]

Pattaya Street Kids – A Memorable Moment In Khao Kheow Zoo

Kids Visit To Khao Kheow Open Zoo

It’s amazing how some thoughts turns into actions and ends by enlightening someone’s life. Sometimes life creates unforgettable moments that are simply beyond any ones imaginations. Today Journey to the jungle is delighted to share one of the most touching moments that exhibits how little generosity can result in a soul-touching experience for giver as well for receiver. We have been notified that Thailand based sponsors ‘Tom and Tim’ have responsibly fulfilled their commitment towards the Read more [...]

Khao Kheow Forest Zoo: Enjoy Wildlife Adventure


Are looking for the best place to spend your time with your family, friends and other loved ones in Bangkok? Come let us show take you to the place where your senses stay relaxed in the warmth and kindness of Mother Nature. Spend your precious time in the wild and enchanting jungle life and feel the embrace sublime Journey To The Jungle. Wandering around the lush green bushes often make visitors hungry as wolf, stay back and just relax. Khao Kheow understands over all requirements that an individual Read more [...]

Two-toed Sloth

Two-toed Sloth

Sloth Facts They are Megalonychidae family. Two-toed sloths spend maximum time of their lives in hanging around the trees, doing all sorts of activities such as eating, mating as well as even mating. They are slow moving mammals. They have a tiny body which is about 60-70 centimeters. Gestation period of Two-toed Sloth is anytime between six to twelve months. These Two-toed sloths have life span between 30-40 years. They have an unbelievably sleeping capacity which at times goes upto 15 hours per Read more [...]

Slow Loris: Swinging Beauties

Slow Loris: Swinging Beauties

Biological ranking of Slow Loris (Genus) is Nycticebus Coucang. They are gifted climbers who are proficient enough to hang themselves with their merely by their feet when needed. They are short and covered by either grey or white fur, depending upon their range. As compared to Slender Loris they are larger by size. Lifespan is 20 years. The most threatening fact about these wonderful species is that they are endangered because certain companies use them as exotic pets or for medicines. Gestation Read more [...]

Jungle Trekking: Walk of Wild


Best way to experience nature’s beautiful creations is by walking around it. Often times travelers try to cover distance thinking they would get more places to see, which may seem as an effective plan, however these ideas prevent visitors to see many places in details. Making sure what you want to see in details is the most essential part of traveling. Jungle Trekking at Khao Kheow Open Zoo includes walk on the uneven grounds of lush green jungle, rivers, tents and mountains. Ecotourism involves Read more [...]