Category: Animals & Agriculture

June – July 2012 (annual) The Thailand International Dog Show 2012 is to be held in Bangkok at the end of June, with thousands of attendees expected for the latest edition of the hugely popular event. Sponsored by SmartHeart, the dog show is billed as the biggest of its kind in Thailand, with more than…

The 27th ASEAN Barred Ground Dove Festival

Title: The 27th ASEAN Barred Ground Dove Festival Location: 102/3 Mu 2, Narathiwat-Takbai Road , Tambon Kaluwonuea, Amphoe Mueang,Narathiwat Link out: Click here Description: Thais have long believed that doves are creatures which bring good luck to those who rare them. They are also regarded as symbols of purity and peace. Those with qualities specified…

The 27th ASEAN Barred Ground Dove Festival

Thais have long believed that doves are creatures which bring good luck to those who rare them. They are also regarded as symbols of purity and peace. Those with qualities specified by ancient texts are believed to bestow great wealth and honor upon their owners. The ASEAN Barred Ground Dove Festival attracts dove-lovers from the…

The population of tigers around the world currently stands at 3,500. About 250 of them are in Thailand, mostly living in western forests of the country, such as in Kaeng Krachan National Park and Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary. However, Thailand has been named the country with the highest rate of tiger poaching. People are…

Title: Surin Elephant Roundup Description: For centuries the inhabitants of Surin were renowned for their ability to catch and train elephants, indispensible creatures employed in both labor and war. In fact the Thai elephant has had a historic importance to Thai culture in innumerable ways. A Thai elephant had even graced the national flag during…

You could be forgiven for thinking that a domesticated buffalo is not built for sprinting, but in Chonburi town, the gateway to resorts along the east coast of the Gulf of Thailand, farmers have managed to tweak a turn of speed from these working animals that is nothing short of amazing. The annual Buffalo Race,…