Safari World, Cambodia's largest zoo, opening soon in Phnom Penh

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Re: Safari World, Cambodia's largest zoo, opening soon in Phnom Penh

Post by phuketrichard » Mon Jun 25, 2018 7:25 am

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Cambodia strongman delights as orangutans dance and kickbox
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Phnom Penh | Sat, June 23, 2018 | 04:29 pm
- Cambodia's strongman leader HE took a brief break from electioneering on Saturday to watch orangutans roller skate, kickbox and dance provocatively as he opened the first major zoo in the capital.
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Re: Safari World, Cambodia's largest zoo, opening soon in Phnom Penh

Post by violet » Mon Jun 25, 2018 7:31 am

More circus than zoo.

I won't be going.
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Post by Duncan » Mon Jun 25, 2018 11:04 am

Animal activists would go apeshit if they went to this zoo.
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Post by Jimmy Crow » Tue Jun 26, 2018 3:48 pm

What do Chinese people call a zoo?

A buffet!
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Re: Safari World, Cambodia's largest zoo, opening soon in Phnom Penh

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Tue Jul 17, 2018 2:48 pm

'Dangerous, demeaning’: Video shows orangutans fighting in Cambodian zoo

16/07/2018
Video filmed at a zoo in Cambodia shows orangutans in a boxing ring punching each other for entertainment.

3AW Mornings producer Michael Hilder filmed the video in Phnom Penh recently.

Neil Mitchell said it was demeaning to the animals but also dangerous to encourage them to fight.

RSPCA CEO Dr Liz Walker said it was important to have clear standards of animal welfare and care when animals are used as entertainment.

“When I saw that I thought it was very concerning,” she said.

“It’s a different culture over there. For us here, many Australians would find that really confronting.
“If you don’t like it, just say no.”
https://www.3aw.com.au/dangerous-demean ... odian-zoo/
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Re: Safari World, Cambodia's largest zoo, opening soon in Phnom Penh

Post by Duncan » Tue Jul 17, 2018 3:17 pm

RSPCA CEO Dr Liz Walker said it was important to have clear standards of animal welfare and care when animals are used as entertainment.

“When I saw that I thought it was very concerning,” she said.

At least those orangutans understand the rules, ,,,,,,,,, no low blows.
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Post by Anchor Moy » Tue Jul 17, 2018 6:00 pm

“If you don’t like it, just say no.”
What do you think she means ? "Just say no, don't go watch this", or "Just say no. Go and tell them that you are not ok with orangutan boxing" ?
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Re: Safari World, Cambodia's largest zoo, opening soon in Phnom Penh

Post by Gilmore » Wed Jul 18, 2018 7:47 am

I visited Safari World several times with my kids, when it was located in Koh Kong. The orangutang living facilities were excellent, far superior to most zoos, and the animals seemed healthy and well adjusted. The boxing show was even less serious than WWE. The animals wore heavily padded gloves and no serious blows were landed. The bouts were staged purely for comedy.
I also watched tigers being trained for shows. What impressed me was that they were not using any form of punishment or threats; only food rewards. Don't be too quick to condemn. I've seen far worse in developed countries.
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Re: Safari World, Cambodia's largest zoo, opening soon in Phnom Penh

Post by IraHayes » Sat Feb 15, 2020 5:42 pm

Nerco’ing this old thread to see if anyone has been recently.
I was thinking of taking the kids there tomorrow.
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Re: Safari World, Cambodia's largest zoo, opening soon in Phnom Penh

Post by Jerry Atrick » Sat Feb 15, 2020 6:24 pm

IraHayes wrote:
Sat Feb 15, 2020 5:42 pm
Nerco’ing this old thread to see if anyone has been recently.
I was thinking of taking the kids there tomorrow.
A mate was there in December.

He said the local colleagues loved it but he was disgusted.
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