Albino Barking Deer Born at Chiang Mai Zoo

 | Fri 19 Feb 2016 09:36 ICT

CityNews – On February 18 the director of Chiang Mai Zoo, Nipon Wichairat, announced the birth of a new born albino barking deer.

albino deer

The young male was born on February 4, and is in a healthy condition.

He was born from another albino deer and a normal coloured deer called Pud and Ing.

This is the fifth successful breeding of barking deer at the zoo.

Chiang Mai Zoo is now ready to open the section where the new born is to the public. They will soon hold a name giving competition, where the winner will also get 2,000 baht and a one year ticket for the zoo.