Mr. Kanop Ketchart, Mayor of Nakhon Si Thammarat, and Prof. Dr. Wanna Churit, Vice President for Research and Social Services, Walailak University, have signed a memorandum of understanding on academic cooperation in wildlife Between Nakhon Si Thammarat Municipality and Walailak University. The event is organized at Tha Lat Open Zoo on 31st August 2021. The agency is responsible for the operation of the business as Tha Lat Open Zoo which is established for 4 main purposes including;
- It is a place for collecting wild animals.
- It is a place to educate about wildlife and conservation.
- It is a research facility for wildlife research.
- It is a place for recreation of the people.
During the past period, Nakhon Si Thammarat municipality has been committed to improving the Thung Tha Lat Zoo as a place to educate, promote and support wildlife conservation. Walailak University is a university with a vision of the university as a Dharma state organization. The university focuses mainly on research for the development of the southern region and the country. The signing of this Memorandum of Understanding on Wildlife Academic Cooperation, both institutions are committed to the development of both the transfer and exchange of research development knowledge. We hope that the Tha Lat Open Zoo can be developed into a public zoo that meets national standards.