Wildlife Friends Foundation Thailand

The Wildlife Friends Foundation Thailand (WFFT) is a registered foundation under Thai law, Foundation No: T271/2545.
Main objectives:

  • Rescue maltreated and/or neglected wild animals
  • Provide sanctuary for sick and disabled animals
  • Rehabilitate and Release where possible and care for those who are unable to be returned to the wild
  • Educate people, particularly children, to stop cruelty to animals
  • Campaign against illegal trade in wild animals, discourage use of animals for entertainment
  • Prevent hunting and promote conservation of all natural resources, fauna and flora alike.
  • Cooperate with and assist Royal Forestry Department and other organizations with the rescue and conservation of wild animals.

Wildlife Friends Foundation Thailand operate several projects; Willdlife Rescue Centre, Elephant Refuge and Education Centre, Wildlife Hospital, Forest Restoration and Conservation, Gibbon Release and Rehabilitation, Wildlife Tourism Campaign, Street Elephant Campaign and Volunteer Opportunities and education facilities in Thailand and Laos.

The Wildlife Rescue Centre is built on temple land; the abbot of the Kao Look Chang temple has generously given us a huge plot of forest for the animals to live in.

Update – Rescued Porcupines Move To A New Home!!!

Update – Rescued Porcupines Move to a new Home!!!

You may remember the ‘unwanted’ pet Malayan porcupines (Hystrix brachyura) that arrived at WFFT in…

Barn Owl Rescued And Released

Barn Owl Rescued and Released

Last week some concerned locals found a common barn-owl (Tyto alba) by the side of…

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Asiatic Golden Jackal Rescue

Asiatic Golden Jackal rescue

Gold Wolf or Golden Jackal handed over to WFFT A six month old "gold wolf…

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WFFT Welcomes A Group Of Aspiring Vet Students

WFFT Welcomes a group of Aspiring Vet Students

A few days ago we welcomed a group of 100 vet students from the 7th…

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Welcome To “Wassana”!

Welcome to “Wassana”!

We would like you to meet "Wassana" an elephant that has worked in the tourism…

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To The Rescue Of Camels And Giraffes…

To the rescue of camels and giraffes…

Camels and Giraffes! Wow! Our WFFT mobile clinic had to treat some new species (for…

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Injured Infant Macaque ‘Hope’ In A Critical Condition

Injured Infant Macaque ‘Hope’ in a Critical Condition

A few days ago we received reports of a critically injured infant male long-tailed macaque…

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The Illegal Tiger Trade And “Diving Tigers”

The Illegal Tiger Trade and “Diving Tigers”

  It has been a month since the tigers of the infamous Tiger Temple were…

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The Illegal Tiger Trade And “Diving Tigers”

The Illegal Tiger Trade and “Diving Tigers”

  It has been a month since the tigers of the infamous Tiger Temple were…

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Finishing A New Bear Field At WFFT

Finishing a new bear field at WFFT

After working almost a year on the construction due to financial restrictions, we finally see…

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Purse – The Surprise Inside A Handbag

Purse – The surprise inside a handbag

Dropoffs are not a rare occurance at our centre. In fact, as our name starts…

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Endangered Indian Star Tortoise Arrives at WFFT

Another victim of the international illegal pet trade has been brought into the WFFT Wildlife…

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