About the initiator and background of this website:

Khao Yai News was established in February 2009.
The website is the brainchild of Andy Merk, born and raised near Munich, Germany in 1959.

Having lived a life close to nature and always with photography as an important hobby in his life in Europe, he continued that since 1989 in Asia. Andy Merk decided to set up Khao Yai News as an educational tool, to create awareness for nature and its conservation as well as to showcase his work as a wildlife photographer.

His photos and videos are used worldwide featuring in important news and media outlets and publications such as: