Khao Prathap Chang forest feeds research station and open zoo (Ratchaburi)


 

   Khao Prathap Chang forest research station and open zoo (Ratchaburi)

Khao Prathap Chang forest feeds research station and open zoo is located at Din Krong Sub-District, Muang District and as well Pak Chong Sub-District, Chom Bueng District. It lies on the foothill of Khao Prathap Chang which is connected to the central literature botanic garden. It is a plant tissue culture and as well a place for breeding endangered wild animals. There is a 40 acres area opening as a zoo and any visitors can encounter a variety of wildlife at close range here. All animals living here were given by the folks in order to make them have a better life under the care of Khao Prathap Chang forest feeds research station and open zoo. The place compiles varieties of plant and it is the only research station that does breed tigers. There are many more beautiful creatures live here at the open zoo such as Chamois, hens, deer, tigers, ostrich, etc. All these animals were contributed or else were seized from those who owe these animals illegally. Khao Prathap Chang open zoo opens daily and the admission is free. But, the donation for animal foods is as well accepted.

 

 

Besides, during December to April, you will spot Orapim flower blooms everywhere. Khao Prathap Chang forest feeds research station and open zoo is a perfect place for those who interested to learn more about varieties of plant and to relax at the same time. Also, Khao Prathap Chang forest feeds research station and open zoo offers a nature trail named ‘Pruksa Nanaphan’ which consists of 13 stations with 900 meters distance and it would take you 45 minutes. You will encounter the tree plots which are related to Thai literature such as herbs, plants of each province, etc. Also, you can spot the wildlife such as tigers, deer, etc. Moreover, on January and June of each year, there will be a marathon and cycling activities held by the central literature botanic garden together with Chombueng Ratchaphat University.

Khao Prathap Chang forest feeds research station and open zoo opens daily from 8.30 a.m. to 4.30 p.m. For more information, please call 032211025 ext. 807 or call 061631871

How to get here?
Take a Bangkok – Chom Bueng bus from Bangkok and drop off in front of Khao Bin cave and you will spot Khao Prathap Chang forest feeds research station right in front of you.
 

 

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