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Illegal trade threatens endangered tigers, 150 seized a year

Al Jazeera 01 Nov 2022
TRAFFIC says there are ‘troubling’ links between the illegal trade in tigers and their parts, and captive breeding [Supplied/Department of National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Thailand] ... There were “significant” increases in animals seized in Indonesia, Thailand and Russia, it noted.

‘Dying of boredom’: the fight to release Thailand’s shopping mall gorilla

The Observer 28 Oct 2022
Bua Noi, which translates as Little Lotus, has lived alone for much of her 30-plus years on the seventh floor of a desolate city centre shopping complex at Thailand’s family-owned Pata Zoo ... Gillian Anderson joined the outcry, calling for the zoo to be closed ... Flamingoes roam around at Pata zoo, housed inside a shopping mall in Bangkok, Thailand.

‘Filthy’ zoo refuses to release ‘world’s saddest gorilla’ for less than $780K

New York Post 25 Oct 2022
Authorities in Thailand have failed to free an aging gorilla that has been kept in a zoo atop a high-rise mall for 33 years, as the owner is refusing to sell the animal for less than $780,000 ... The gorilla has spent more than 30 years in a cage at Pata Zoo on the seventh floor of a shopping center in Bangkok, Thailand.

Bua Noi, the 'world’s loneliest gorilla,' has been caged in a Thailand shopping mall for ...

Yahoo Daily News 25 Oct 2022
The owner of the Pata Zoo in Thailand has refused to release the female gorilla Bua Noi, who has been caged in a high-rise mall for 33 years. Bua Noi, whose name means “Little Lotus,” has been locked in a 20-by-10-meter cage for more than 30 years in a zoo located in Bangkok’s oldest shopping mall, Pata Pinklao Department Store.

Young gay couple 'jump to their deaths from a bridge after kissing in final photograph' ...

The Daily Mail 25 Oct 2022
A young gay couple has shared a final kiss before jumping from a bridge in Albania to their deaths, a local LGBT group has claimed ... 'Happy ending ... Rights group Pink Armenia said ... RELATED ARTICLES ... Shopping mall 'zoo' boss in Thailand says he will only... .

Rishi's reshuffle cull begins: Jacob Rees-Mogg QUITS as Business Secretary as new PM assembles 'big ...

The Daily Mail 25 Oct 2022
Jacob Rees-Mogg fell on his sword today as Rishi Sunak begins to assemble a 'big tent' Cabinet after becoming Britain's third PM in just two months ... There could also be returns for Michael Gove, Dominic Raab, and former education secretary Gavin Williamson ... more videos. 1 2 3. Watch video ... 'World's loneliest Gorilla' Bua Noi seen in Thailand's Pata Zoo.

Thai zoos come under scrutiny again as tourism rebounds from COVID-19

Mongabay 10 Oct 2022
Bua Noi, the main attraction at the zoo and the only gorilla known to be in Thailand, has been kept in a cage here for 30 years, isolated and alone ... “For too long this has resulted in inaction by the zoo and consequently terrible animal suffering.” After years of pandemic ...

News in pictures: Tuesday September 27, 2022

The Times/The Sunday Times 27 Sep 2022
An Asian elephant born at Whipsnade Zoo last Monday has been named in honour of Queen Elizabeth II. The zoo’s conservationists working in Thailand named the calf Nang Phaya, meaning queen. HANDOUT. Amon-Ra St Brown of the Detroit Lions goes to great lengths to avoid the Minnesota Vikings’s Patrick Peterson during an NFL game in Minneapolis ... Sponsored ... .

Baby elephant called 'Queen' in honour of Queen Elizabeth II

Belfast Telegraph 26 Sep 2022
The conservation Zoo gave the privilege of naming the not-so-tiny infant to ZSL conservationists who work in ...

E-Car Talks About Recycling

Wellington Daily News 20 Sep 2022
Staff report ... The car has traveled all over the US to elementary schools and metropolitan zoos teaching kids about recycling. It’s been on display at the Automotive Hall of Fame in Detroit and even traveled to Thailand for the King’s birthday celebration ... Check the City of Wellington’s website for a complete list of materials the center accepts ....

The Entrepreneurial Spirit

Salt Lake City Weekly 14 Sep 2022
• On Aug ... • The Chiang Mai Zoo in Thailand is prepared for animal escapes ... 23, the zoo staged an annual drill to teach zoo workers how to respond to an escape, CNN reported. For the drill, one employee dressed in an ostrich costume, complete with tail feathers and a long neck and head, while others chased him through the zoo's Africa Zone.

Watch this hilarious animal rescue video as man dressed as ostrich ‘escapes’ Thai zoo

Marietta Daily Journal 31 Aug 2022
Workers at a zoo in Thailand practiced their animal escape plan with the help of a full grown man dressed in an ostrich costume, video showed. The Chiang Mai Zoo in northern Thailand tested their contingency plan for capturing escaped ... .

Over 1,000 Dead In Pakistan's "Climate Catastrophe" Flooding

IFL Science 29 Aug 2022
At least 1,000 people have died in Pakistan due to severe flash flooding following record-breaking heatwaves in what’s been described as a “ground zero of a climate dystopia” by the country’s minister for Climate Change.  ... Zoo Worker Dons Ostrich Costume For Escape Drill Training In Thailand ... "It is not stopping, the rain is relentless ... .

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