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VIDEO: Blind Elephant Rescued From Cruel Tourist Industry Gets the Warmest Welcome From Her New Herd
Offbeat  (tags: thailand, tourist industry, Animal Exploitation, elephant, rescued, blindness, Animal Cruelty, companion animals, welcome, Prevention of Animal cruelty, protection, freedom, better life )

- 13 days ago -
Meet Ploy Tong, a blind elephant who was brought to Elephant Nature Park in Northern Thailand after being rescued from the trekking industry. Before her rescue, Ploy Tong was forced to carry tourists on her back daily from dawn until dusk.
DNP: Wild Tiger Population in Thailand Increases
Offbeat  (tags: tigers, population increase, Thailand, protection, animals, wildlife )

- 17 days ago -
Thailand has been successful in its effort to increase wild tiger population, especially in Huay Kha Khang wildlife sanctuary, the National Parks, Wildlife and Plants Conservation Department (DNP) deputy director-general Pinsak Suraswadi, said
Thai Seizure of a Dozen Captive Tigers Resurrects Farming Threat
Offbeat  (tags: tigers, farming, Thailand, environment, protection, wildlife )

- 40 days ago -
A recent discovery of a dozen Tigers at a property in eastern Thailand serves as a reminder that Tiger farming is still a threat to Southeast AsiaâEUR(TM)s wild Tigers and an enforcement challenge for the regionâEUR(TM)s authorities.
Living With Elephants: Dispelling Myths, Setting Standards and Changing Attitudes
Offbeat  (tags: elephants, thailand, myths, animals, environment, humans, wildlife )

- 231 days ago -
The threat is that not many people in those markets actually care about animal welfare. The lower income from low paid tourists will only force the camp to work the elephants harder to earn the same amount of money. It is destructive.
Thailand's Chunky Monkey on Diet After Gorging on Junk Food
Offbeat  (tags: thailand, monkey, diet, animals, environment, humans, wildlife )

- 303 days ago -
"After he ate food given by humans for a while, he developed a fat mass, which became a type of benign tumor," Supakarn said. "He is now in critical condition where there is a high risk of heart disease and diabetes."
You Cheeky Monkey! Macaque Climbs Onto a Fishing Boat in Thailand and Tries to Steal Coconuts After Downing a Tourist's VODKA
Offbeat  (tags: macaque, Thailand, tourists, party, steals, vodka, coconuts )

- 331 days ago -
Thailand is well known for its beach raves and cheap alcohol - but two holidaymakers were shocked when a monkey caused chaos by crashing their boat party
New Population of Rare Tigers Found in Eastern Thailand
Offbeat  (tags: Indochinese tiger, critically endangered, national park, Thailand )

- 357 days ago -
A new breeding population of the critically endangered Indochinese tiger has been found in a national park in eastern Thailand, conservationists say.
Turtle Named Bank Has 915 Coins Removed From Its Stomach In Thailand.
Offbeat  (tags: Sea Turtle, Thailand, Tourists, Coins, Fountain )

- 379 days ago -
The 25-year-old female sea turtle called Omsin, nicknamed Bank, spent years swallowing the money thrown into a pool in a park in Thailand by tourists.
More Controversy for Tiger Temple
Offbeat  (tags: Thailand, tigers, temple, wildlife, controversy )

- 647 days ago -
The monastery accuses ThailandâEUR(TM)s wildlife department of bullying, and the temple faces possible closure.
Man Bitten By Nine-Foot Python While On Toilet
Offbeat  (tags: Python, Snake, Thailand, Bitten, Toilet )

- 664 days ago -
Attaporn Boonmakchuay suffered a three-inch (eight cm) wound after being bit on the penis by the snake which had crawled up through the plumbing.
The Heartwarming Story of Newlyweds Who Found a Sick Puppy Screaming in Pain on the Side of the Road While Honeymooning in Thail
Offbeat  (tags: ozzie, dog, thailand, rescued, heartwarming, saved, stray )

- 758 days ago -
A newlywed couple have saved a 'sick and injured' puppy from the streets of Thailand after the three-month-old was found limping near death more than a week after he was hit by a scooter.
Tourist Attraction Samruai the Elephant Collapses and Dies in Thailand After 'Suffering Shock' From Fireworks Display
Offbeat  (tags: Samsuri, elephant, dies, Thailand, fireworks )

- 771 days ago -
These disturbing photos show an elephant about to be buried after collapsing and dying while working as a tourist attraction in Thailand.
Saved From the Slaughterhouse: Pets Rescued From the Dog Meat Trade Find Loving UK Homes
Offbeat  (tags: Soi dog, foundation, Thailand, dogs, rescued, UK, homes, good news )

- 999 days ago -
You wouldn't think it to look at them, but these dogs were once teetering on the verge of death - some of them rescued from trucks headed to Asian slaughterhouses, where they would have ended up as meat.
Tigers Set to Remain at Tiger Temple. Here's Why the Fight for Their Freedom Is Not Over
Offbeat  (tags: tigers, temple, Thailand, protection )

- 1054 days ago -
Thai authorities have retracted their decision to seize all 147 tigers from the Tiger Temple. Instead, the tigers will be allowed to remain at the temple on the condition that the temple is not run as a business and the temple does not continue breeding

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