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Timetable of Animals Enrichment Programs at Chiang Mai Zoo
(Enrichment programs are subject to change without notice. This depends on the weather, animals and visitor's safety)

DATES
09:30
10:30
11:30
13:30
14:30
MONDAY ANIMAL TYPES
Giraffe
Lion
Penguin
Hornbill
Gibbon
ACTIVITIES
Browse Banyan Tree Hanging
Food Hidden
Mackeral Hanging
Manila Twist Rope Hanging
Icy Pop on Exhibit
TUESDAY ANIMAL TYPES
Cockatoo
Emu
Thai Monkey
Elephant
Small-clawed Otter
ACTIVITIES
Indian Plum and Colorful Flowers
Tube Feeder
Ball Feeder
Bathing
Playing Football
WEDNESDAY ANIMAL TYPES
Macaw
Thai Monkey
Otter
Deer
Hornbill
ACTIVITIES
Colorful Flowers
Food Hidden
Mackerals on Ice
Browse Tree Hanging
Feeding
THURSDAY ANIMAL TYPES
Hippopotamus
Orangutan
Red-billed Hornbill
White-cheeked Gibbon
Small-clawed Otter
ACTIVITIES
Pumpkin and Water Melon
Frozen Milk
Feeding
Food Hidden
Frozen Hard-Boiled Eggs
FRIDAY ANIMAL TYPES
Cockatoo
Macaw
Emu
Seal
Hornbill
ACTIVITIES
Colorful Flowers and Grass Flower
Skewer of Food
Cardboard Food Box
Frozen Shrimps in Water
Feeding
 
SATURDAY ANIMAL TYPES
Lion
Orangutan
Red-eared Silder
Deer
Red-billed Hornbill
ACTIVITIES
Cardboard Food Box
Cardboard Food Box
Tube Feeder
Rolling Puzzle Feeder
Hanging Ball
SUNDAY ANIMAL TYPES
Bengal Tiger
Hornbill
Crocodile
Gibbon
Elephant
ACTIVITIES
Skewer of Food
Feeding
Feeding
Icy Pop on Exhibit
Rolling Puzzle Feeder

 

Eastern Sarus Crane

Eastern Sarus Crane is 1 of 15 species of the Wildlife Conservation and Protection Act of B.E. 2535. Eastern Sarus Crane is classified as Extinct Species in the wild. For Thailand, the last Eastern Sarus Crane was found in B.E. 2511 near Cambodia’s border area.

The cooperation between Thailand and International Crane Foundation (ICF) have worked jointly on the Crane Reintroduction Project (G. a. sharpii) starting in B.E. 2525. In B.E. 2527, ICF sent six chicks but one was dead. In August B.E. 2532, ICF gave another six chicks, all were reared at Bangphra Breeding Research Center. The project has provided breeding stock from others source because they was not enough. Later, during B.E. 2532-2540, Korat Zoo received a number of chicks from Thai-Laos Cambodia border’s people so the project contacted Korat Zoo for exchange experience with each other.

Korat Zoo is the largest crane breeding center in Thailand. Both natural breeding and artificial insemination were used in reproduction since B.E. 2540 until present. Korat Zoo started reproducing in captivity with 26 cranes until in June B.E. 2552, there are more than 100 cranes. Khao kheow Open Zoo and Bangphra Water Bird Breeding Research Center also succeeded in reproducing more than 50 cranes. The zoo had focused on the reintroduction of cranes into the wild in 6 areas such as Bueng Khong Long Non-Hunting Area, Bong Khai Non-Hunting Area, Bueng Boraphet Non-Hunting Area, Huai Talat Reservoir and Huai Jorakhemak Reservoir Non-Hunting Area, Bangpra Non-Hunting Area and Phu Khieo Wildlife Reserve.

Formerly, In B.E. 2540, Thailand released three of captive-reared cranes back to nature at Tung Ka Mung but it was not successful.
In B.E. 2554, during March – May, the Sarus Crane Reintroduction Project Thailand and Nakhon Ratchasima Zoo have released 10 sarus cranes age between 5 – 8 months back to nature at reservoirs of Huai Jorakhemak in Burirum. The monitoring result showed Sarus Cranes have survived in the wild. Next year, nine Sarus Cranes were released to natural wetlands, Sanambin Resevoir in Burirum.

At Chiangmai Zoo, we have displayed 2 species of cranes as Sarus Crane and Grey Crowned Crane.

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