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Buddhist Lantern Lighting Ceremony (Amazing Photo)

At a temple on the outskirts of Bangkok, Thailand, thousands of Buddhist monks chant during a lantern lighting ceremony to celebrate Māgha Pūjā day. (March 7, 2012.) Image Credit: …

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Thai Navy Rescues Dogs Destined for Dinner Table

Thai authorities say they have rescued more than 750 dogs that were bound for cooking pots in Vietnam. Odd News by NewsLook var nl_rand = "GURdXvGEACzYM3ID", NewsLook = NewsLook || {}; NewsL…

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“Elvis” Monkey, Psychedelic Gecko Discovered in Mekong

A monkey with a hairdo similar to Elvis and a psychedelic-colored gecko were among new species reported in Southeast Asia's Mekong River delta region in 2010, according to the World Wildlife Federatio…

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Yellow Leaf: Hammocks that Heal

No picture of paradise is complete without a hammock. For the Mlabri tribe in Thailand, however, the hammock is an especially integral figure in their picture of paradise. For a community that h…

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A Young Girl Amidst Wild Animals

In 1959 my military father was posted to Bangkok, Thailand bringing along his wife and seven curious children. We were soon housed in a large, walled compound that was meant to keep the burglars o…

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Buddhist Tigers (video)

Yes, you read that right. A Buddhist Temple in Thailand, called Wat Pha Luang Ta Bua, rescued some baby tigers whose mother was killed by poachers. Since then, more tigers have been born and remain on…

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Who Says Elephants Can’t Paint? (2 videos )

Maybe youíve seen one of the amazing videos of elephants painting in Thailand. Itís quite a tourist attraction. The two videos, on pages 1 and 2 tell the story from a couple of vantage points, and…

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One Happy Turtle (video)

See a beautiful underwater Hawksbill turtle in Koh Tao, Thailand happily going about his day in his pristine sun drenched underwater habitat: swimming, eating, inspecting his surroundings. The music i…

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Shrimp: A Devastating Delicacy

Shrimp is America's favorite seafood--it's topped the list for the last three years. But while we love to eat it, most people don't know much about this popular dish, other than the many ways there ar…

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