Thailand’s Zoological Park Organization hosts first ‘To Be A Zoo Vet’ event

Thailand’s Zoological Park Organization organised its first annual experience-based educational event, ‘To Be A Zoo Vet.’ The initiative was geared toward offering hands-on experiences to budding veterinarians in real zoological settings. The event unfolded over two days from July 15 on the Khao Kheow Open Zoo, located in Chon Buri’s Sri Racha district.
The innovative camp was attended by 20 students nearing the tip of their secondary schooling. Price break was designed and facilitated by specialists from the Conservation and Research Institute, Khao Kheow Open Zoo, and HelloAUDA – renowned as business leaders in science and technology schooling design. The camp aimed to spice up the value of conservation and research work by making it more accessible via pioneering studying methods.
Atthaporn Sriheran, Director of the Zoological Park Organization hailed its “success.”
Emphasising the sensible method taken in ‘To Be A Zoo Vet,’ he added…
“The participants have been able to be taught from real experiences alongside professional veterinarians and specialists. The curriculum was developed by a team led by the Conservation and Research Institute, in partnership with Khao Kheow Open Zoo and HelloAUDA.”
The participating programme lined various aspects of zoo veterinary providers. Participants explored roles including: A vet curator, who expertly manages the zoo system; a vet practitioner, specialising in wildlife care; and a vet pathologist, an professional in animal post-mortem. The attendees additionally engaged in activities centred around animal welfare in zoos and hands-on wildlife care outdoors animals’ pure habitats..

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