Former Thai deputy minister says ‘pandamonium’ not price it, urges ‘elefant-astic’ concentrate on local treasures

The former Thai Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Education voiced her opposition to the idea of importing new pandas from China, citing high rental costs and a declining interest in pandas. Instead, she suggests, the major focus ought to be on the increasingly in style Thai elephants.
Kanchana Silpa-archa, advisor and head of the Thai Nation Development Party, yesterday posted a message regarding the circulating information of Thailand requesting new pandas from China to replace the late Chuang Chuang.
Expert heard we are going to request extra pandas. I must say, it’s higher to allow them to reside in China. I love pandas, I love all animals, and Lin Ping was considered one of my first inspirations in terms of animals. When we love something, we must love to see their happiness first, not ours.
“In the past, our panda staff has taken wonderful care of Chuang Chuang and Lin Ping but the situations listed under are limited. In China, they’ve parks the place every animal can walk freely in nature. We don’t have that. They only have air-conditioned rooms and might solely come out through the short winter, perhaps just one to two hours a day for a number of days. The cost of renting pandas can also be very high, and the panda pattern is no longer robust. The trend of Thai elephants, however, is strong.
“Let me let you know, it would be better to make use of the price range to help create food sources for animals, especially wild animals, which is in a position to face extreme drought next yr. I don’t know if anybody will listen to us. If anyone agrees, please assist us make this voice heard.”

Aside from her political work, Kanchana, also referred to as Nuna, is fervently involved in the conservation of Thai elephants. She played a significant role in bringing again Ploy Sak Sin Suriyothai, a Thai elephant who served as a diplomatic present in Sri Lanka, to her homeland, reviews Sanook.
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