Clouded Leopards of Thailand Deliver offspring in USA

Three Clouded Leopards It’s a very proud and euphoric feeling to know that something that once belonged to you is making the world proud. This is exactly how we feel at Khao Kheow Open Zoo. Two of our clouded leopards namely Jing Jai and Arun were transferred to the Nashville Zoo, USA in 2008 as a part of the Consortium’s effort to save the species from extinction. Nashville Zoo quite recently, announced the births of two litters of clouded leopard cubs. On March 26th, Jing Jai gave birth to one female cub. At a Read more [...]

The Royal Successors: Introducing Lion Cubs In The Zoo

Lion Cubs In Khao Kheow Zoo At Khao Kheow Open Zoo we have more exciting news to declare. Our zoo in Sriracha has been blessed by the inclusion of 2 new baby lions. The honorable zoo director, Khun Su-ri-ya Saeng-pong revealed to the public one male and one female lion cub. These cubs are both two months old. Visitors in the zoo can not only take a look at these wonderfully playful cubs but also pet them. On every Saturday, Sunday and holidays the visitors can get close and personal with the cute cubs from 11 am to 2pm. Lions Read more [...]

Suk San Wan Songkran: “Happy Songkran Day”

Happy Songkran Day The traditional Thai New Year is called Songkaran. It occurs in the hottest period of the year which happens to be at the end of the dry season. Songkran was earlier calculated based on the solar calendar; hence the date varied each year. But now it has been fixed on 13th April to 16th April of every year. The Songkran festival is considered to be a new life. During this festival people devote themselves into the act of merit making. It simply means doing good deeds to earn the blessings of God Read more [...]

Nature, Glamour and Surprises: Defining Pattaya Tours

Pattaya Tours and Packages The Khao Kheow Open Zoo of Thailand is a naturalist’s paradise. The warm hospitality of the zoo simply ads to the wonderful experience that you are about to have. Check into our camping resorts and enjoy a scrumptious meal at the Green Hills Restaurant. Spend your first day of the trip, soaking in the beauty of nature. Explore the sightseeing safari at the day time where you witness a large variety of wild creatures in the Bird aviary, Australasia, Lemur Land, Penguin Parade, Bird & Friend Read more [...]

The Cute Rodents: Particolored Flying Squirrel

Flying Squirrel Particolored flying squirrel (Hylopetes Alboniger) are vastly populated and they are just getting doubled all the time therefore they are one of least concerned Rodents as per the study of the International Union for Conservation of Nature. Now it still does matter because one would not know when it may tremble down just like other species. In spite of rich distribution it is seldom presumed that Particolored flying squirrel’s count is not recorded hence there is no concrete evidence of their Read more [...]

A Float The Historic Province of Ayutthaya; ‘Thungbuachom Floating Market’

Thungbuachom Floating Market There couldn’t have been a much better occasion than the popular Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya world heritage fair to introduce a brand new tourist attraction in Thailand. Honorable Permanent-Secretary for Transport, Mr. Wichien Pojphosri, conducted the unveiling of “Thungbuachom Floating Market”. The market offers a wide range of products and recreational activities for tourist. One can scan through the several floating shops selling souvenirs, farm produce and local delicacies or visit the miniature Read more [...]

Flying Now Becomes Simpler: Air Asia Opened Office in South Pattaya

Air Asia Airlines There is good news for all those who travel by airways as now air traveling has come closer to you. Discount airline Air Asia has inaugurated an office in Pattaya. Most of the booking takes place online or through telecommunication these days but a opening a office for personal interface for the customers is a smart move by Air Asia. This office is targeted at giving customers a more personal attention and getting better feedback. Sales manager Nattapol Banphakan claims it to be the first full-fledged Read more [...]

Remembering the Gems of Our History

Chakri Memorial Day The greatest day of Thailand’s history is here. The Chakri Memorial Day, as we all know is a day to commemorate Chakri Dynasty. Chakri Dynasty has given Thailand a series of great noble kings. Thailand was formerly known as Siam. The kingdom of Siam was under the Burmese attack. Burmese troops brutally destroyed the region of Ayutthaya. A brave young man of noble Ayutthaya descent named Thong Duang took the lead. Together with the rebels he overthrew and replaced King Taaksin and regained Siam Read more [...]

Ride Your Way to a Greener Planet: “Bangkok Bike 2013”

Bangkok Bike 2013 When was the last time you rode your bicycle? Do you think bicycles are only for small children? Well then you are wrong. Unpack your cycle, clean it, polish it and fix all its spare parts because one of Thailand’s biggest biking tours is here. Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) and NCC Exhibition Organisers (NEO) are putting together a great event called ‘the Bangkok Bike 2013’. The bike tour will be conducted from 2-5 May 2013 at Hall 4, Impact Muang Thong Thani. This tour is a hope to Read more [...]

Magical inking in Thailand: Thailand’s Magic Tattoo Festival

Magic Tattoo Festival As most of us know tattooing is an ancient art and prevalent in almost all the cultures across the globe, it is also in Thailand. Every culture has some unique ritual or story. In Thailand during the spring, thousands of believers come to Wat Bang Phra in Nakhon Prathom province which is around 80 km (50 miles) away from Bangkok. Getting tattoo at this festival is unlike any other tattoo experience. Here you need to have deep faith in the religious outlook. People flock to this place to get tattooed Read more [...]

Welcome The Songkran Splendors

Songkran Splendors Songkran, the Thai New Year is around the corner. It is the most important festival of Thailand and the most awaited celebrations not only for Thai citizens but also for tourists. Tourists, who crave for authentic Thai experience, participate in these celebrations every year. Hence post observing such trends, Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) as come up with a brilliant idea. TAT is organizing special celebrations in Bangkok and 12 other provinces especially for tourists. The main objective is Read more [...]

Congratulations!! Winners of ‘Amazing Birds Photo Contest’

Amazing Birds Photo Contest As we all knew, Khao Kheow Open Zoo had conducted the ‘Amazing Birds photo contest’ since 26th Dec 2012, the competition got over on 28th Feb 2013. It garnered an enthusiastic response of 163 entries. It was reassuring to see so many talented photographers and nature enthusiast. On Sunday 31st march 2013 our honorable Assistant Director of the zoo, Mr. Khun A-pi-det Sing-ha-se-nee, presented the winners of the competition. From the total 163 entries, 10 finalists were selected. The first three Read more [...]