I had so many garlands of orchids placed around my neck that only the top of my bald head was exposed. Big bunches of roses too and bottles of whiskey. I was in a good mood because Monika had emailed me from the Philippines. I had not heard from her since the typhoon hit and was very worried. I always feel closer to disasters now when I have friends and lovers in the locations. The earthquake too in Indonesia. I have twice just 'missed' earthquakes on my travels and just missed a couple of of Tsunamis too. I recall the devastation the earthquake did to the zoo in Yogyakarta and the city itself.
The party was a lot of fun. New friends, old friends, working girls mostly. Thang told me she had quit her job at the internet café as they had changed her shift. She was on a fifteen hour day, seven days a week, for five thousand Baht a month. (this is just £95.00 or $151.00 a month of 15 hour days and no days off) Shocking! The price of respectability. She can earn the same in two nights if she goes on 'Rent a Date'.
Kheaow turned up with Mon. The poor little girl is a shadow of her former self. Whether it is Yaa Dong or something else I don't know. During a lull in the party she went for a massage next door and returned looking much better. She said it was a good massage but the woman who did it had suggested a herbalist for her condition. This is the same lady who did the cupping on Dao (and that worked) so the advice is probably worth following up.
There is a little bit on YouTube from last nights Birthday Party:
In todays Bangkok Post comic section there is a contribution from 'Ripley's Believe it or Not' it states " To celebrate the birth of a Panda Cub at Thailand's Chiang Mai Zoo, Near Bangkok, keepers at the Royal Elephant Kraal in Thailand Painted their elephants to look like Pandas!".......No They Did Not!! It does not take much for a misinformed statement to metamorphose into a fact. For a start Chiang Mai is nowhere near Bangkok! And the elephants were painted in protest at all the attention and money being lavished on the Panda to the exclusion on the national animal of Thailand...the elephant.
The Panda is still being milked for all it is worth. There was a bit of a scandal last week when an actress was given special visiting priviliges while everyone else had to stand outside in the pouring rain. Pandas are being used for advertising. I even passed some huge edible ones in the Central Plaza last week.
A chance remark on a talking chimpanzee in an article I was reading led me to research and write 'Mr Moke the Talking Chimpanzee'. An interesting little tale. I wish Mr Moke had been able to write too as it may have solved a few mysteries.
I share the sentiments expressed in the first link 'Comparison insults zoo'. I would go one further and bring in the commonly used phrases "behaved like an animal" or "acted like animals". I am not saying that animals do not behave like animals because they do but some people behave like lesser human beings.
I found the use of a taser and handcuffs being used on an escaped Emu to be disturbing.
The visitor duping Tiger Temple gets another bit of press this week. They state "The monks, however, insist that the tourist dollars and website donations will go towards deploying tigers in the forests of Thailand, where they number about 500 at most.". As if...let them say who their backers are. Let them open there accounts for all to see.
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Comparison insults zoo
I am tired of hearing that blight on Binghamton University, the men's basketball team, being referred to as a "zoo." The Binghamton Zoo at Ross Park has just received re-accreditation by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, the industry's governing authority. We achieved this status by being in the top 10 percent of all the zoos in the country.Our animal care, safety, employees and educational and service standards are set high and met accordingly. Not one of our tigers has been arrested with cocaine. No otter knocks over old ladies to shoplift condoms. Our bear doesn't have temper tantrums and storm off his exhibit. You won't find any of our lemurs busted for smoking pot. So, please, stop insulting zoos by comparing those criminals to
Phu khieo: saving a species
Land of the plateau - pristine forest and hog deer haven in the Northeast On Thai wildlife day, December 26, 1983, Her Majesty Queen Sirikit released four hog deer made up of two mature males and two females of breeding age at "Thung Kamang" grassland in Phu Khieo Wildlife Sanctuary situated in the northeastern province of Chaiyaphum. This was the beginning of what is now a successful introduction programme to save the speciesHRH Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn in 1987 introduced another four hog deer, and reintroduced several male and female sambar (Thailand's largest deer) in the same area. In 1992, Her Majesty the Queen once again released more hog deer to boost the numbers of the herd. She also released three Eld's deer (one male and two females). Unfortunately, this species has been difficult to monitor because of their preference for deep forest, unlike the hog deer that
Birth of rare black rhino has Texas origins
Baton Rouge Zoo is pleased to announce the first rhino birth at the Zoo. In this photo, mom and baby are enjoying their off-exhibit area. At this time, the mother and baby rhino are not on exhibit and cannot be viewed by the public. Gemstone, a 21-year-old black rhino, gave birth to a calf late yesterday evening or early this morning. This important birth is the only black rhino born in North America and one of only 3 black rhino births in the past 12 months, worldwide.According to Sam Winslow, assistant director and general curator, mother and
Private funds to hire new zoo keepers
An influx of profits at the Henry Vilas zoo will be used to add needed staff, instead of asking Dane County government to fund the employment increase during tight economic times.Zoo officials said an increase from $237,000 to $350,000 will be used to support the hiring of three new zoo keepers. Officials said the money comes from zoo concessions and attractions. In addition, Zoological society officials said $558,000 will be committed to support zoo operating expenses in 2010.County executive Kathleen Falk said 2009 zoo attendance is on a record pace, nearing 700,000 visitors
CZA issues notices to zoos after they miss deadline to submit masterplans
The Central Zoo Authority (CZA) has issued notices to four zoos in the state after they failed to submit their master plans explaining future development projects. Sources said all the zoos were asked to submit their plans till 2020, by March 31. But only two zoos — Indroda Park, Gandhinagar; and Kankaria Zoo, Ahmedabad — have submitted their plans. Sakkarbaug zoo in Junagadh; Sarthana Zoo in Surat; Sayajibaug Zoo in Vadodara; and Rajkot Zoo are yet to submit their plans. CZA Evaluation and Monitoring officer Brij Gupta said: “As most zoos in Gujarat have missed their deadlines, CZA has issued notices to them to submit their master plans as soon as possible. We have taken up this initiative to improve zoo
163 NEW SPECIES FOUND IN MEKONG IN 2008
Fanged Frog, Other New Species Found in MekongA leopard-like gecko and a fanged frog are among 163 new species discovered last year in Southeast Asia's Greater Mekong region, the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) announced Friday. But in its report, "Close Encounters," the environmental group also said that the species are at risk of extinction because of climate change. One of the new species, a tiger-striped pitviper (Cryptelytrops
RESEARCHERS TO MEET IN CHILE TO SAVE JUAN FERNÁNDEZ ISLAND BIODIVERSITY
Nearly 84 Percent Of Island Fauna Is In Danger Of Extinction, Say Scientists A team of about 50 international experts will meet next month in Region V’s Viña del Mar to analyze the endangered flora and fauna of Juan Fernández archipelago, located about 670 kilometers from mainland Chile in the Pacific Ocean and administratively belonging to Region V. Chilean authorities and environmental NGOs are currently working on a conservation plan for the territory. These plans are to be presented at the Viña del Mar summit and be put into effect as soon as possible. “What we need is a long-term strategy,” said Stephan Funk of the Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust, which two years ago highly listed the archipelago amongst the planet's 100 ecosystems that must be conserved. More than 400 different species of plants and animals have been classified throughout the country since 2005. Of 115 more closely examined samples, the ones existing on the islands are the most vulnerable and fragile. “Almost 84 percent of Juan Fernández's
All Dalton zoo traffic cleared from road under new £3.6m plan
ALL zoo traffic will be removed from Dalton under ambitious plans to expand the South Lakes Wild Animal Park, it can be revealed.Around 3,500 cars pass along Tudor Square and Broughton Road every two hours during present peak periods.However, the planned new entrance and car park area would run from the old bypass road at Melton Brow and completely avoid the current ‘bottleneck’ route.The question of access arose when Barrow Borough Council planning committee yesterday considered an outline sketch of the proposed new lay-out of the zoo which would treble in size.The £3.6 million scheme would see elephants introduced as well as more indoor and educational facilities and create more than 40 jobs.Councillor Eric Wood said people had talked about the expansion bringing more business to Dalton but it would mean less traffic going into the town.He said: “Don’t get me wrong
Mississippi Police Taser, Handcuff Emu After Grueling Two-Day Battle Of Wits
Remember that legless wheelchair bound man from last week who got tasered by police twice, after which he politely and properly queried “how much resisting I’m going to do with no legs?”This is better. Apparently police in Forest, Mississippi needed a stun gun and handcuffs to subdue an emu after he outmaneuvered them for two days, leading them doggedly on a birdhunt across two freeways.Beyond the obvious “what the hell did they need handcuffs for,” this story is curious in at least one other respect. Emus, in addition to being slow and flightless, are visibly, notoriously, excruciatingly stupid. Mississippi’s
2 kangaroos from Belgrade zoo killed
Two of the Belgrade Zoo's kangaroos died Wednesday, one of them a baby that got loose in downtown Belgrade and was killed by an apparent hit-and-run driver, police said.Witnesses spotted the baby kangaroo and called authorities, but by the time officers arrived it was dead, senior officer Zeljko Perosevic said. The baby kangaroo had apparently escaped from the nearby zoo, he said."Unfortunately, there was nothing we could do," Perosevic said.Perosevic said that the zoo then called to say that another kangaroo had been found dead there. He said an investigation, including autopsies, is under way to determine what happened.The zoo said later that someone had jumped into a kangaroo cage, killed the mother and stole its baby."This is a classic example of vandalism," visibly shaken zoo director Vuk Bojovic said. He appealed to the police to find and punish the culprits.A year ago, a kangaroo at the Belgrade zoo dropped
Argentine zoo to release 3 endangered eagles
An Argentine zoo plans to release three endangered crowned eagles back into the wild after several months of rehabilitation during captivity.The birds are to be taken to Catamarca, San Juan and La Pampa provinces Thursday for reintroduction into nature. Biologists will monitor them through tracking devices placed on their backs.Trainer Andres Capdevielle says the raptors are the most threatened species of eagle in South America — fewer than 1,000 exist in the wild, according to a 2004 estimate.Capdevielle said Wednesday that while at the
Brookfield Zoo's Cookie the cockatoo has retired
Cookie, a cantankerous old showboating cockatoo that has delighted and sometimes tormented visitors to Brookfield Zoo since its opening 75 years ago, has retired from the stage, though he may still make an occasional bow to his adoring public.The 76-year-old Major Mitchell's cockatoo, a footlong, pink-feathered member of the parrot species noted for its ill humor, is the only animal left at the zoo that was there when it opened, coming there as a 1-year-old from his native Australia.From the start, he'd strut and whistle while bobbing his head, at times raising his dazzling crest of head feathers and spreading his wings. For those who called out his name, he'd squawk back "Cookie," "Cookie-coo" or a simple, shrill "Hi!""He gets fan mail all the time," said Tim Snyder, the zoo's bir
SF Zoo Workers To Be Honored Over Grizzly Incident
State Sen. Leland Yee, D-San Francisco/San Mateo, was set to honor San Francisco Zoo staff Wednesday for their roles in preventing two grizzly bears from attacking a man who climbed into the bear enclosure last weekend. Kenneth Heron, 21, has been charged in San Francisco Superior Court with unlawfully disturbing a wild and dangerous animal and trespassing, both misdemeanors, for Saturday's incident. District attorney's office spokesman Brian Buckelew has said it is still unclear how Herron got inside the bear exhibit, which is protected by high walls and a moat. One of the two bears in the exhibit came up to Herron and sniffed his foot, but zoo
Tampa zoo uses vague ad to seek new CEO
Lowry Park Zoo has a $20 million annual budget, received national recognition for its quality experience and is held in high regard among community and business leaders.But when the chance came to fill the zoo's top job, the advertisement sought an executive director for a "West Central Florida non-profit committed to education and species conservation." It never mentions Lowry Park Zoo or even that the facility is a zoo.The ad, which ran in The Tampa Tribune and a national zoo association Web site, doesn't say anything about the zoo's reputation or offer any detail about the qualities sought in a new chief.Candidates are directed to send their application to email@example.com
Circus Comes to Springfield; Zoo Employee Monitors
A traveling circus gets a little extra attention as it rolls into Springfield for shows Wednesday and Thursday. City leaders have sent an elephant handler to monitor how Carson and Barnes Circus" treats its pachyderms.PETA, the animal-welfare group, sent a letter to the city, urging council to ban the use of bullhooks and electric prods.In response, city manager Greg Burris decided to send an elephant handler
Investigation into state of Dehiwala Zoo
An investigation into the conditions that prevail in the Dehiwala National Zoo has been ordered by Sports and Public Recreation Minister Gamini Lokuge following the death of baby anacondas and the last tapir in the zoo last Monday.“We have to find out where we have gone wrong and correct it. I heard that two other animals have fallen sick and we do not know whether the fault is with the doctors or with the zoo employees. Therefore the Ministry has decided to carry out an investigation to prevent such incidents in the future and protect the animals in the zoo,” Minister Lokuge said.The Minister also said that the investigations are to be carried out by a civil official at the moment with the support of the veterinarian staff in the Livestock Development Department, Peradeniya, if necesssary.Last Monday afternoon the 15 year old male tapir died suddenly. He did not show any symptoms before and behaved normally even eating his breakfast, said the senior veterinary surgeon of the Dehiwala zoo, Dr. Ramani Jayalath. “The digestive tract of the animal had been blocked with polythene and
Roar and peace role for soldiers
Sappers are to help prepare the Highland Wildlife Park at Kingussie for the arrival of Edinburgh Zoo's polar bear.Mercedes, the only polar bear in a UK zoo, is to be relocated to a new enclosure at the park next month. The soldiers from 51 Parachute Squadron Royal Engineers will build a road and car park for the bear site. They will also construct a viewing platform and bridge at the park's tiger enclosure. Dubbed Caledonian Thor, the exercise is to train the sappers in military aid and civil community tasks. Capt Dave Crosbie said: "The men have not done this type of engineering work for a while due to being on operations in Afghanistan, and are soon
Group may move some orangutans to Des Moines zoo
Officials at the Great Ape Trust are considering moving some of the group's orangutans and research work to Des Moines' Blank Park Zoo. Such a move could be part of the zoo's proposed $40 million expansion plan. Zoo CEO Mark Vukovich says it would cost about $6 million to pay for facilities to accommodate the orangutans and staff from the ape trust. Ape Trust spokeswoman Beth Dalbey says the group is considering the move, in part because flood-prone conditions at its southeast Des Moines location have made
'Kanpur zoo deer didn't die of poisoning'
It was not nitrate/nitrite content in the food that killed 14 animals at Kanpur zoo on September 12. With the interim report from Indian Veterinary Research Institute (IVRI) ruling out the possibility completely, it is now the ‘‘sabotage’’ angle to the tragedy that needs a thorough probe. The IVRI report which came this week has negated nitration and hydrocyanic content in the viscera samples of the dead herbivores. It was in the morning of September 12 that 13 ‘cheetals’ and a swamp
Toronto Zoo board approves $28,000 panda mission to China
Potential mayoral contender Giorgio Mammoliti will lead a delegation to China in the coming months in a bid to secure two giant panda’s for the Toronto Zoo –even though the Chinese consul has warned federal support is needed to seal the deal, Ottawa has been silent on any offer of help and Mayor David Miller, who visited Chongqing last year, has deemed the trip “excessive.”The board of the Toronto Zoo approved the $28,000 trip for up to four representatives at its monthly meeting today,while acknowledging the hope of getting panda’s will be “dead” if the federal government to get involved.That’s revised down from $63,000 to send nine zoo officials to China plus another $20,000 to hire a consultant on winning federal backing.Mr. Mammoliti (York West) said the trip is necessary to reiterate a commitment made in 2003 to supply Toronto
Zoo releasing a "new species" back into western Canada
The Calgary Zoo is reintroducing a species to western Canada that went extinct in our country 75 years ago.The Black-Footed Ferret was believed to have been totally extinct from North America until a colony of them was found in Wyoming in the 1980's.It was at that point a international captive breeding effort was launched.The Ferrets will be released in Grasslands
Roar, Rumble and Snort: Growing Gorillas
Once upon a time, San Diego Zoo guests could watch baby gorillas grow up through the windows of the Children’s Zoo nursery. People would return again and again to watch the babies being bottle-fed and mark off the milestones of their growth. Now, instead of seeing Frank, the zoo’s 1-year-old western lowland gorilla, playing with zoo staff, guests watch him romping with his troop in a 6,000-square-foot gorilla exhibit.This is a story about how much things have improved in the 12 years since Frank’s mother, Azizi, was hand-raised in the Children’s Zoo.Azizi was taken to the nursery because her mother wasn’t able to nurse her. She was 2 years old before she was introduced to her new troop in the gorilla exhibit. Because Azizi didn’t know the body language or social structure of gorillas, they didn’t accept her. Paul Donn, the silverback and troop leader, even bit her when she did not respond to him as a normal gorilla would.“She couldn’t speak gorilla,” said Kim Livingstone, the zoo’s lead keeper for primates.It was about a year before Azizi began to learn her place within the troop.The San Diego Zoo’s primate keepers wanted to find a better way. Since then, they have taken several steps toward integrating bonobos, another
Orphan bats get flight training
Construction work is under way at a wildlife park in Kent to provide a rehabilitation centre for orphaned and injured bats.The Kent Bat Group has been given £5,000 from the Big Lottery Fund to build a flight cage in an area of woodland at Wildwood, near Canterbury. The aim is to help return the bats to the wild after they have learned to fly and catch
Rhino's death not knell for species
When a 21-year-old Sumatran rhinoceros named Emi died last month at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, the world lost its only such animal that has given birth successfully in captivity.But hope still remains for the survival of the species."It's not an ending point. She left us (three) great calves," says Terri Roth, the zoo's vice president of conservation and science and director of the Center for Conservation and Research
Anti-panda tirade of bat fan slammed
Experts against BBC host's statement of "let panda go"Who doesn't love pandas?Apparently, BBC wildlife expert and bat fanatic Chris Packham, that's who."I reckon we should pull the plug," Packham told Radio Times magazine in London on Monday."Here's a species that, of its own accord, has gone down an evolutionary cul-de-sac," he said."Unfortunately, it's big and cute and a symbol of the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) and we pour millions of pounds into panda conservation."Packham, who hosts Springwatch
Endangerment of elephants
With all the fuss about the giant pandas comes disgruntled voices from those committed to the welfare and conservation of our very own Thai elephants. News of troubled and injured elephants resurface alongside coverage of the developmental milestones of one baby panda. Mahouts are being targetted for bringing elephants into the city, but what alternatives do they have? 'Muse' asked you last week if the government should find ways to let the elephants and mahouts live with nature, and how? Here are your answers!"Only a small group of people are aware of the crisis concerning wildlife animals. Likewise, even fewer people know that Thai elephants are an endangered species. In the past, Thai elephants were taken from the jungle and trained to work in the forestry industry, but under a law to protect the forest. In effect, there is no more forestry work for elephants and their mahouts. Where should they go without a job? Luckily, with the booming tourism industry, elephants are employed once again; the ability of Thai elephants to use their charm and intelligence with some training can perform various tricks to entertain tourists. Still, many elephants work in the farming industry and carry loads of various heavy objects along the streets, even through a big city like Bangkok."So what should the government do to help Thai elephants have a better life? Firstly, all Thai elephants must be registered by the owners or organisations and also provide details of what elephant centre or group they belong to. This data will help the government to understand more so that they are able to make an informed decision on the issue correctly. Secondly, the government should...
Panda-monium over star's special access
Zoological Park Organisation chief Sophon Damnui has apologised to the public for taking actress Siriam Pakdidamrongrit and her daughter into a restricted area to see the panda cub Lhinping.A waiting crowd was reported to have been angered when Siriam and her daughter were given preferential treatment.Mr Sophon said he allowed the pair to accompany him into Lhinping's inner quarters out of pity for Siriam as she had little time to spare.The actress was scheduled to assist the chief of the Chiang Mai provincial organisation administration in a campaign to promote the province's annual tulip festival, he said."So she really had only that much time to see Lhinping," Mr Sophon said.The ZPO chief said Siriam had often helped the organisation by promoting zoo activities.It was also reported Siriam http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/local/24694/panda-monium-over-star-special-access
Thailand’s Tiger Temple this year marked its 10th anniversary. The attraction, complete with live tigers that you can pat, may not be in the best possible taste, but that’s set to change.
At the entrance, a guide resplendent in yellow nail varnish stuns onlookers with an announcement.
“I’ve been bitten — several times,” she says, immediately raising the question of where her scars and gashes are.
After all, she is not talking about toy dogs or tabbies, but tigers.
Well, baby tigers, she explains. Still, we are rattled because the selling point of Tiger Temple in western Thailand’s Kanchanaburi province is touchy-feely encounters with tigers, full-grown
Zoo death highlights lack of wildlife breeding regulations
“There are no regulations on the management of tiger breeding nor safety criteria for cages to ensure the safety of workers and visitors,” said Tran Van Nguyen, deputy head of the provincial Forest Management Agency.
Do Quang Tung, head of Vietnam office of the Convention on International Trade of Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), told Tuoi Tre newspaper that the central Forest Protection Department is preparing regulations on the breeding of dangerous wild animals.
However, it would take time and scientific research to issue safety regulations involving specific species, he said, adding that this was a new issue for other countries in the region as well.
Tung also said the Binh Duong Forest Management Agency had inspected three facilities that keep tigers in the province, including the Dai Nam Zoo where the accident happened.
Inspectors have ordered them to submit a tiger breeding plan within three months and strengthen the fences of tiger cages.
On September 10, an Indochinese tiger (Panthera tigris corbetti) at Dai Nam Zoo leapt from its enclosure into an unoccupied den where three men were planting trees.
According to other employees of the zoo, the tiger jumped over the two-and-half-meter concrete wall surrounding its enclosure and attacked the men.
Nguyen Cong Danh, 47, was killed on the spot while Nguyen Thanh Giau, 21, was rushed to the hospital with severe injuries to the head and neck. The third man escaped by diving into a moat.
The tiger, weighing more than 150 kilograms, was then forced back into its den.
Huynh Uy Dung, chairman of Dai Nam Joint Stock Company that manages the zoo, said the accident was a “sorrowful” affair for them. He said zoo workers
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A foundational and learning workshop designed for veterinary and other animal behavior professionals. This intensive three day workshop incorporates lecture, demonstration and hands on guided practice with parrots to improve the professional’s skills to :
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6th European Zoo Nutrition ConferenceBarcelona : 28-31st January 2010
A gentle reminder about this meeting, and in particular the deadlines for submission of scientific abstracts and diet change experiences. This has been extended to Friday 16 October, due to conference information being circulated later than expected. Please visit the website below to download the submission forms and once complete, they should be sent to me.For more detailed information about the event, accommodation arrangements, registration and paper submission forms, please visit the dedicated page on the EAZA website:
Dr. Andrea Fidgett
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