Archive for the ‘Wildlife A-Z’ Category

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 [...]

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 [...]

The Chilling Beauty: Siberian Tiger

Siberian Tiger

Siberian Tiger facts: Siberian Tigers prefer cold region and they are largely found the coldest areas, Southeastern side of Russia and they are also found in China and North Korea. Siberian cats are also known as (Panthera Tigris Altaica) Amur. Siberian Tigers are reckoned as world’s biggest cats, weighing 700 plus pounds and The International Union for Conservation of Nature has declared Siberian Tiger as the most endangered species. Due to illegal poaching population of Siberian Tigers has reduced Read more [...]

Nature That Entertains And Teaches

Khao Kheow Open Zoo

Thailand is blessed by mesmerizing jungles and it is spectacular to see how they are being utilized in the places like Bangkok, Pattaya, and other parts of the country. In this Khao Kheow Open Zoo plays a significant role by providing with their cost-effective Jungle Tours, Thailand. It is combined with many thrilling shows and programs to make the visitor’s journey into the jungle worthwhile. Some of them are listed below. Journey to the jungle: It is an educational conservation which has been Read more [...]

Clouded Leopard of Borneo – The Tribe of Cats

Clouded Leopard of Borneo

These New cat species are found in Southeast Asia, to be precise Island Sumatra. They come from mainland population. Usual perception about wild cat is that they are large animals who can run fast, swim smoothly and climb trees in a good speed. Many experts from across the world believe that it is difficult to study and comprehend the nature and behavior of Clouded Leopard of Borneo. Clouded Leopards are too from Felidae family. Factors such as space constraint causes massive problem for Clouded Read more [...]

Go slow and steady on the World Turtle Day

World Turtle Day

As bizarre as it may sound, the world turtle day is real; and why shouldn’t it be. In 1990 an organization called ‘American Tortoise Rescue‘(ATR) was formed to protect these most loved species of reptiles. In the year 2000 ATR proposed and sponsored May 23 as the World Turtle Day. This sole objective of this day is to celebrate and spread awareness about protect turtles, tortoises and their disappearing habitats around the world. The founders of ATR, Susan Tellem and Marshall Thompson express Read more [...]