First swimming elephant show at Khao Kiew Open Zoo

Khao Kiew Open Zoo in the eastern Thai province of Chon Buri opened its first “Swimming Elephant Show” today (Feb 8, 2021).

An 18-year-old elephant will display its swimming skills and walk on its two hind legs in the pool that is four metres high and 30 metres wide, according to the Thai-language daily Khao Sod.

Tourists can see the elephant in motion through a wide water-resistant mirror.

There will also be a parade of 40 penguins. Tourists can see giraffes, zebras, a white rhino and hippos up close every day.

For more information, call 038-318444.