News specifically about animals or animal-related causes in Thailand.

Thai Justice Minister Wants to Fully Legalize Gambling on Animal Fighting

Thailand- The Thai Justice Minister has shown his support to turn animal fighting into legal gambling for Thailand as a soft power. Justice Minister Somsak Thepsutin said according to the secretary to the interior minister Mr....

UPDATE: Search for Missing German near Phangan Island continues on Day 4

Phangan Island, Surat Thani - The search for a missing German tourist who reportedly jumped from a ferry near Phangan Island in Surat Thani has continued on Day 4. Our previous stories: The Royal Thai Navy Second...

One Forest Ranger Shot Dead in Shootout with Poachers in Chonburi, Two Suspects Arrested

Sri Racha district, Chonburi — A shootout between groups of Thai forest rangers and illegal hunters ended with one casualty of an officer and two arrests. The forest rangers were on a routine patrol in the...

Rare Clouded Leopards, Indo-Chinese Tigers, and Gaurs Spotted in Thailand’s Sri Sawat Forest

National — Many rare wildlife creatures, including clouded leopards, Indonesian-Chinese tigers, and gaurs have been found walking around a Thai forest in the Sri Sawat district of Kanchanaburi province. These majestic species were captured strutting in...

Tiger Carcass Found in Thai National Park

National — A five-year-old tiger named “Vichit” was found deceased by Thai rangers in Kamphaeng Phet province’s Mae Wong National Park. The carcass was found near a creek on January 9th with traces of animal fangs...

Nakhon Si Thammarat man imprisoned for slaughter, consumption of puppies following Soi Dog-Police investigation

PRESS RELEASE: Nakhon Si Thammarat- A Nakhon Si Thammarat man has been prosecuted under Thailand’s animal welfare law for the slaughter of puppies for consumption. The man was sentenced to three months in prison following a...

UPDATE: Officials Identify Tour Boat Allegedly Involved in Coral Damage in Krabi

Krabi – Officials have identified a tour boat which allegedly was involved in coral damage at an island in the famous Mu Ko Phi Phi National Park in Krabi. Our previous story: Coral was reportedly damaged by...

Coral Damaged by Boats and Tourist Divers at Phi Phi National Park in Krabi

Krabi – Coral was reportedly damaged by tour boats and tourist divers at an island in the famous Mu Ko Phi Phi National Park in Krabi. The Monsoon Garbage Thailand Facebook Page yesterday (January 3rd) shared...

Dugong found dead, with signs of having been hunted for its fangs, in Surat...

Surat Thani – A dugong was found dead with its mouth tied with rope and fangs cut out on a beach in the Chaiya district. The Surat Thani Governor Witchawut Jintoe and the Chaiya Fisheries Office...

Frenchman arrested in Rawai for illegal possession of whale skeletons

Rawai – A French man has been arrested in Rawai for illegal possession of parts of whale skeletons. The Department of Marine and Coastal Resources (DEMCR) officials told the Phuket Express that they received a tip-off...

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