Rare sight: Tiger caught on camera at Thai national park


  • Thailand
  • Thursday, 13 Aug 2020

BANGKOK (The Nation/ANN): Kanchanaburi's Khao Laem National Park has captured rare photos of a tiger from a camera that had been installed by rangers on Aug 1, chief Thewin Mesub said on Wednesday (Aug 12).

“This sighting of a tiger proves that natural resources in Khao Laem are still abundant, and that park rangers have done a great job protecting the forest, ” he said.

“For years our staff have patrolled Khao Laem to prevent illegal hunting and make the area a safe sanctuary for wildlife in Kanchanaburi and connecting provinces, ” he added.

Khao Laem covers around 1,500sq km in Kanchanaburi's Thong Pha Phum and Sangkhla Buri districts. It also connects Thung Yai Wildlife Sanctuary and Lam Klong Ngu National Park.

On Aug 7, Khao Laem reported that a park ranger had drowned while returning from a mission to install cameras to capture photos and footage of wild animals.

“Phuwadon Pongsa, 27, was reported to have drowned while crossing a creek that had a high level of water due to continuous rainfall, ” Thewin added. - The Nation/Asia News Network

Article type: metered
User Type: anonymous web
User Status:
Campaign ID: 1
Cxense type: free
User access status: 3
Subscribe now to our Premium Plan for an ad-free and unlimited reading experience!

Thailand , national park , tiger , Kanchanaburi

   

Next In Aseanplus News

Malaysia, China sign MOU on digital telecommunications cooperation
Asean News Headlines as at 9pm on Wednesday (Sept 28)
Warmer days, chillier nights: Expect more serious extreme weather in Singapore
Philippines is ‘open for business’ with new Clark Airport terminal: Marcos
Typhoon Noru sees 16 dead as floods hit Mekong region
Exclusive-Vietnam preparing rules to limit news posts on social media accounts - sources
Eat, pray, reflect: Spending time in a South Korean Buddhist temple
Storm Noru to weaken before entering Thailand
Malaysian director Lau Kok Rui’s HK film receives 6 noms at Golden Horse Awards; including for lead actor Anthony Wong
Japan plans to set criteria for state funerals after controversial Abe send-off

Others Also Read