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Just Six Weeks and $9K Built This Mango-Colored Dome Home
Offbeat  (tags: housing, do-it-yourself, Thailand )

- 1915 days ago -
When Steve Areen took some time off from his career as a Delta flight attendant, he relocated to an organic mango farm in northeast Thailand and built a dome home that, fittingly enough, is a fluorescent, Mango-ish shade of orange inside and out...
Offbeat  (tags: Thailand, Brigitte Bardot, Dog Meat Trade, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, dogs, cats, cruelty, death, humans, killing, law, pets, protection, sadness, business, crime, ethics, food, protection, women, world, off-beat )

- 2219 days ago -
The French actress Brigitte Bardot invites the Thailand Prime Minister watching a documentary made by Thai activists posted on YouTube titled "Hell on Earth - Thailand's Dog Meat Trade". / PLEASE SIGN SOI DOG PETITION!!!
Fears as Snakes, Crocodiles and Disease Threaten the Floodwaters of Thailand
Offbeat  (tags: Fears, as, snakes, crocodiles, disease, threaten, the, floodwaters, of, Thailand )

- 2787 days ago -
Fears have been raised that snakes, crocodiles and disease could threaten locals and tourists as Thailand battles continually rising floodwaters. The main river coursing through the capital of Bangkok swelled to record highs today amid concern that flood
Thailand Seizes 2,000 Monitor Lizards
Offbeat  (tags: Thailand, lizard, found, basket )

- 2988 days ago -
Thailand said on Friday it had made its largest-ever seizure of monitor lizards after finding more than 2,000 of the reptiles being smuggled in a convoy of pick-up trucks heading for the capital.
Second Pair of Elephant Twins Born in Thailand
Offbeat  (tags: thailand, twin elephants, births, rarity, captivity, environment )

- 3112 days ago -
The second pair of baby elephants have been born in Thailand this year. The first pair of twins are males, born in captivity in northeastern Surin province in March this year.
Young Koala at Thailand's Chiang Mai Zoo Represents Hope for the Country's Political Reconciliation
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, politics, violence, Thailand, koalas )

- 3299 days ago -
A baby koala and a young girl are helping move Thailand toward reconciliation after the country's recent bitter political violence
Animal Lovers Seek to KO Thailand Orangutan Kick Boxing Matches
Offbeat  (tags: thailand, horrific cruelty, animal advocates, orangutan boxing, outrage )

- 3353 days ago -
It's a fight club for orangutans. A safari theme park in Thailand has become a macabre tourist attraction for its orangutan kick boxing matches - complete with simian "round card girls."
World's First Set of Male Twin Elephants Born in Thailand
Offbeat  (tags: thailand, worlds first, male twin elephants, birthunusual )

- 3373 days ago -
Thong-Kum and Thong-Tang, believed to be the world's first set of male twins, are just two-weeks old and are reported to be in a healthy condition. One onlooker had travelled from a local town just to see the rare phenomenon. "I can't believe there
World's First Male Elephant Twins Born in Surin
Offbeat  (tags: worlds first, special, male elephant twins, birth, surin, thailand )

- 3389 days ago -
The world's first male elephant twins were born in Surin's Tha Lad area yesterday. After 21 months of gestation, 35-year-old Phang Thong Khun delivered the first one at 1.09am and his brother at 3.09am amid a cheering crowd, mahout Prapai Mokhom said.
Thailand: Monk Arrested Selling Cats Dressed as Tigers
Offbeat  (tags: monks, thailand, selling cat skins, dogs skins, confiscated skins, temple, tigers, arrested )

- 3401 days ago -
Thai police have confiscated approximately 200 animal skins from a temple in Thailand's North Eastern province of Nakhon Ratchasima. The abbot had been skinning the animals, believed to be mainly domestic cats and dogs, before dying them to resemble that
Model Strips to Save Abused Jumbos
Offbeat  (tags: model, sttrips, thailand, abused elephants, animal advocates )

- 3459 days ago -
If you haven't heard about Patrick Ribbsaeter, it's never too late for you to get to know the gorgeous celebrity campaigner for PETA (People For The Ethical Treatment of Animals) in Asia Pacific
Thai Health Ministry Battles Rats
Offbeat  (tags: thailand, rat )

- 4103 days ago -
BANGKOK, Thailand - Health officials in Thailand have launched a national campaign against rats _ starting with their own offices. In the past two days, nearly 50 rats were caught inside the Health Ministry compound in Bangkok, prompting Friday's
Bad Cop, Bad!
Offbeat  (tags: Thailand, Thai, police, punishment, HELLO KITTY )

- 4321 days ago -
Police in Thailand who break minor departmental rules to be shamed into "good behavior" by being made to wear HELLO KITTY armbands. Beats a sharp stick in the eye...LOL!

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