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.

Another Unwanted Pet Leopard Cat – Two In A Week

Another Unwanted Pet Leopard Cat – Two in a Week

‘Leonardo’ the leopard cat (Prionailurus bengalensis) arrived at the WFFT Rescue Centre a few days…

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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 Assist Emergency Drill

WFFT assist emergency drill

WFFT assist Tourist Police in their Tourist Emergency Response Training Drill Last week, staff and…

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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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Wild Long-tailed Macaque Rescue

Wild Long-tailed Macaque Rescue

Last week the WFFT Wildlife Rescue Team headed out to Phetchaburi to investigate a report…

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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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Endangered Elongated Tortoises Rescued

Endangered Elongated Tortoises Rescued

Last week three endangered elongated Tortoise tortoises (Indotestudo elongata) were brought into the WFFT Wildlife…

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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 Elongated Tortoises Rescued

Endangered Elongated Tortoises Rescued

Last week three endangered elongated Tortoise tortoises (Indotestudo elongata) were brought into the WFFT Wildlife…

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