Wildlife trafficking PSA filmed at Khao Yai

The opening of this confronting public service announcement (PSA) about wildlife trafficking from FREELAND was filmed at Khao Yai National Park’s stunning Haew Suwat Waterfall (location of a breathtaking scene in Danny Boyle’s The Beach).

The PSA’s star is a Slow Loris, an animal commonly poached from protected areas to be sold into the illicit pet trade. Listed as vulnerable to endangered on the IUCN Redlist of Threatened Species, these cute little creatures are in more demand than Leonardo DiCaprio, but have a tough time surviving outside their natural habitat.

Produced by AsiaWorks Television Bangkok and featuring music specially composed by Damien Rice, this FREELAND PSA is designed to alert everyone to the fact that:

“Thousands of wild animals are trafficked through airports every day.”

These animals belong in the wild. Please share this message with your friends.

UPDATE: View ‘behind-the-scenes’ footage, who said working with kids and animals wasn’t fun?

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2 thoughts on “Wildlife trafficking PSA filmed at Khao Yai

  1. FREELAND’s Wildlife Trafficking PSA is currently airing on CNN International! Big thanks to CNN and AsiaWorks for helping us spread this message around the globe.

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