Khao Pratap Chang Open Zoo
Khao Pratap Chang Open Zoo is directly across from the Department of National Parks (DNP) breeding facility of the same name, where a large number of the Tiger Temple tigers now reside. The Open Zoo offers free access to the public (donations welcome) and houses a number of different animal species rescued by the DNP, such as a camel, various deer and the two tigers.
How Many Tigers?
Two outside area only with three separate night rooms attached
Night rooms measured 4x4 metres
Outside area 3x8 metres
Outside area contains a pond and gravel and earth substrate
Second outside area is very natural, full of vegetation, rockface, large pond
No enrichment items to be seen
Physical & Mental Health
IN 2017 one of the tigers was suffering from a similar breathing issue to the one the Temple tigers had begun to suffer since arriving at the DNP facilities, by 2019, both tigers appear healthy with good body conditions
Some minor pacing, but generally positive behaviours observered
What we are doing to help
At this time we are raising awareness for the situation of the captive tigers in Thailand through education of the public and through a number of different petitions.
Head to our Petition zone to see how you can help.