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Thailand has been battered by heavy rains and flooding throughout the nation. In Ubon Ratchathani, the zoo had to close for the foreseeable future due to floods. While the rainwaters persist, officials at the zoo assure the approximately 600 animals living there are safe. The director of the Zoological Park Organisation of Thailand said that there’s enough food to take care of the animals in the zoo for about a month. They’ve kept the animal pens safe from flooding with strategic sandbag walls, though the tourist areas and the main entrance are partially underwater. While the animals in the zoo […]

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Ubon Ratchathani Zoo is one of the few zoos I’ve really enjoyed. The animals appear to be in good shape and the enclosures are well tended.

I can understand why it might be prone to flooding as all the sections are separated by moats. 

Hope to see it up and running again soon.


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