Badly burned civet puts wildlife face on Chiang Mai fire

A nocturnal forest dweller badly burned in Chiang Mai is expected to live after footage emerged this morning of it regaining its appetite. The badly disfigured and partially blinded Asian palm civet, gender and age unknown, was named “Ranger” by the doctor who treated it after it was found wandering in the wake of another ...

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Monkey Wars: Macaque melee overruns downtown Lopburi (Video)

Monkey Wars: Macaque melee overruns downtown Lopburi (Video)

Hundreds of monkeys engaged in running battles in Lopburi city, footage of which was wowing the internets today. “Wow! Even cars have to stop for them,” someone shouts in one...

Fury erupts over idiot who hit giraffe with his motorbike

Fury erupts over idiot who hit giraffe with his motorbike

While the authorities have yet to conclude what killed a giraffe on the run in Chachoengsao province, people are seeing red after footage of its Tuesday escape shows a motorbike...

Giraffe who fled Thai zoo fate has been found. Dead and drowned in a pond.

Giraffe who fled Thai zoo fate has been found. Dead and drowned in a pond.

A giraffe who captured the nation’s imagination with its bold dash to freedom was found drowned to death in a pond not so far from where it fled captivity. After about a day and...

Giraffe condemned to Thai zoo did a runner and now no one can find it

Giraffe condemned to Thai zoo did a runner and now no one can find it

The authorities today are searching for one of two African fugitives attempting to escape captivity that was described as an unusually tall vegetarian measuring 7 meters in...

Wanted: Leatherback turtle egg rustlers – 100,000 baht bounty

Wanted: Leatherback turtle egg rustlers – 100,000 baht bounty

Island authorities are offering a bounty for whoever stole a clutch of eggs laid by a turtle just recovering from near extinction. Since early Saturday, a group of thieves has...

Wildlife group demands Thai gov’t stop serving shark fin at state events

Wildlife group demands Thai gov’t stop serving shark fin at state events

Several wildlife NGOs yesterday appealed to the prime minister to not serve shark fin at any and all state events.  The call came after Prayuth Chan-o-cha and his government came...

The best Bangkok life hack? Loving a puppy. Meet some Saturday.

The best Bangkok life hack? Loving a puppy. Meet some Saturday.

Horrified by humanity’s inaction to tame global warming? How does a plucky pal wagging her tail sound? Seething at the cavalier cruelty and injustice going unchecked? Become a...

PETA vs. BETTA farms: Brutal treatment of Thai-farmed fighting fish

PETA vs. BETTA farms: Brutal treatment of Thai-farmed fighting fish

The Siamese fighting fish may be a source of national pride, but where do the popular, vibrant Bettas come from?  An investigation of 10 Thai fish farms conducted by the People...

Fishing gear kills reef sharks in Thai south (Video)

Fishing gear kills reef sharks in Thai south (Video)

Park officials are investigating the deaths of several reef sharks discovered entangled in fishing gear by divers near Thailand’s famed Phi Phi island. Officials in the Hat...


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