Thai animal welfare

  • Bangkok

    Reporter hospitalised with mystery illness after being bitten by monkey

    A reporter who visited the Bangkok home of an obese monkey before it was removed by The Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation, is being treated in hospital after being bitten by the macaque. “Godzilla” found fame overnight after he was removed from his owner due to concerns about his weight. Godzilla had been living at a market…

  • Environment

    Thai tiger park faces permanent closure amid wildlife smuggling allegations

    The threat of permanent closure hangs over a tiger park in the north-eastern province of Mukdahan, due to the alleged illegal smuggling of tiger cubs. The Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation has brought charges against Mukda Tiger Park & Farm, also known as Mukda Suan Sua, and ordered the facility to close for 30 days. The DNP…

  • Bangkok

    Cher calls for Thailand’s only gorilla to be rescued after 30 years in Bangkok shopping mall zoo

    US singer Cher has taken to Twitter to expose the plight of a Thai gorilla known as Bua Noi, who has lived above a shopping mall for 30 years. With her mate having died several years ago, she is Thailand’s only gorilla. Cher’s mission to rehome Bua Noi comes just after her rescue of 36 year old Kaavan in Pakistan,…

  • Thailand

    Beloved soi dog poisoned in east Thailand

    Animal lovers in Si Racha, on the east coast of the Gulf of Thailand, have been left devastated after the fatal poisoning of a well-known soi dog. The dog, known as Chao Yen Khun, lived next to a motorbike taxi stand, in front of a 7/11 store. The Pattaya News reports that the dog was found in front of the…