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Mario Kleff's Journey in Asia with Leopard Pets at Home

A Legal Journey

In Thailand, Asia, the legal ownership of leopards as pets is a complex and challenging endeavor. Signature architect Mario Kleff alongside his wife Nittaya Wongsin, COO of Wandeegroup Asia, embarked on an extraordinary journey to legally own and care for two majestic leopards, Fasai and Typhoon, within their home in Pattaya.


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Legal Confirmation and Dedication

After a thorough investigation and numerous visits from police, military, wildlife authorities, and media, Mario and Nittaya finally received confirmation of legal ownership for Fasai and Typhoon after a long court process in Northern Thailand. This legal victory paved the way for the leopards to live under Mario's care and protection.


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Sacrifice for the Love of Leopards

Mario's dedication to Fasai and Typhoon went beyond legal battles. He made the unprecedented decision to close his architecture and construction business in Pattaya to prioritize the well-being and proper upbringing of the leopard cubs. This sacrifice, though unseen in the world, underscored Mario's unwavering commitment to his beloved companions.


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Unwavering Presence and Bonding

From their infancy to adulthood, Fasai and Typhoon were inseparable from Mario. They accompanied him everywhere, be it his office, home, or even sharing his bed. This constant presence ensured a strong and unbreakable bond between Mario and the leopards, fostering a sense of trust and security.


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Living in Chiang Mai: A Unique Experience

In Chiang Mai, Mario's dedication reached new heights as he chose to live alongside Fasai and Typhoon in an outdoor enclosure provided by the Wildlife Department. Despite the challenging conditions, Mario embraced this opportunity, living with the leopards in a cage without walls or a roof. His commitment to their well-being knew no bounds. All the way along to support Mario, the architect Waraporn Na-Lampang.


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Building Trust and Relationship

As a volunteer with the Wildlife forces, Mario gained full access and authority over Fasai and Typhoon. Witnessed by Wildlife authorities, the bond between Mario and the leopards was unparalleled. Mario's gentle demeanor and unwavering dedication earned him the trust and respect of Fasai and Typhoon, allowing them to run free, climb trees, and return to him on a single call.


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Creating a Leopard-friendly Environment

Mario's love for Fasai and Typhoon extended to creating a lush and natural environment for them to thrive in. He meticulously arranged tall grass bushes, fallen trees, and water channels to provide them with a stimulating and comfortable habitat. This environment allowed the leopards to express their natural behaviors and feel truly at home.



The Unique Personalities of Fasai and Typhoon

Fasai, the leopardess, captivated with her sleek beauty and remarkable intelligence. Typhoon, the male leopard, displayed a playful and curious nature, deeply attached to Mario. As they grew, Typhoon became bolder and more massive, reflecting their individual personalities and traits.


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Conclusion

Mario Kleff's extraordinary journey with Fasai and Typhoon is a testament to the remarkable bond between humans and animals. Through sacrifice, dedication, and unwavering love, Mario and his family have created a home where leopards are not just pets but cherished members of the family. Their story serves as an inspiration to all who seek to understand and appreciate the profound connection between humans and the animal kingdom.


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Entire Story from Beginning

Explore Part 1 of the compelling story "Mario Kleff's Love for the Leopard Pets, Fasai and Typhoon".

Question & Answers

General Queries

What inspired Mario Kleff to keep leopards as pets?
Mario Kleff was inspired by his deep admiration for the intelligence, agility, and beauty of leopards. His commitment to understanding and caring for these remarkable creatures led him to dedicate his life to Fasai and Typhoon, closing his successful business to ensure he could provide the intensive care and bonding required during their early years.

How did Mario Kleff overcome legal challenges to keep leopards as pets?
Through a lengthy legal process in Northern Thailand, Mario Kleff and his wife, Nittaya Wongsin, obtained legal ownership of their leopard pets, Fasai and Typhoon, after extensive investigations and court battles.

What sacrifices did Mario Kleff make for the well-being of his leopard pets?
Mario Kleff made the unprecedented decision to close his successful architecture and construction business in Pattaya, prioritizing the care and upbringing of Fasai and Typhoon, showcasing unparalleled dedication and sacrifice.

How did Mario Kleff create a leopard-friendly environment for Fasai and Typhoon?
Mario Kleff meticulously arranged a lush and natural habitat for Fasai and Typhoon, including tall grass bushes, fallen trees, and water channels, providing them with a stimulating and comfortable living space where they could thrive.

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