Lopburi Zoo

Overview

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Lopburi Zoo is a small zoo in the town by the same name. It is possibly funded by the government, and, as such, the cages are less than adequate. Originally, there were reports of five tigers living here with a family of dogs as their companions. However, by our visit, this turned out to be long past and there were now only two tigers kept in two separate cages.

How Many Tigers?

Tourist Interactions?

Cages/Enclosures

  • Each enclosure was concrete floored

  • No natural vegetation or grass

  • A small cave but barely adequate for hiding

  • No enrichment items present

  • Night rooms at the back though tiger is locked out

  • Night rooms were 2x3 metres

Physical & Mental Health

Physical

  • Good body conditions

Mental

  • Largely unresponsive and lots of pacing

 

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.

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