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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It’s Not Always About Helping Wildlife…

It’s not always about helping wildlife…

Yesterday via social media we were made aware of the plight of over 250 cats…

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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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Can you help Mark Oftedal finish this amazing Elephant Education Comic?

WFFT’s long-term friend and supporter Mark Oftedal is creating amazing comic to raise awareness about…

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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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Back To The Wild For These Two Beautiful Boys

Back to the Wild for these two Beautiful Boys

After spending some time under the specialist care and treatment of our team at the…

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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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Laos Intends To Shut Down Tiger Farms And Bear Bile Farms

Laos intends to shut down Tiger Farms and Bear Bile Farms

Laos intends to shut down Tiger Farms and Bear Bile Farms The head of the…

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The announcement was made during the 67th Meeting of the Standing Committee to the Convention…

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LWRC – Bringing Sammy Home – Asiatic Black Bear Rescue

LWRC – Bringing Sammy home – Asiatic black bear rescue

The story of Sam Neua’s (now nicknamed Sammy) rescue will probably end up in the…

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14 Endangered Freshwater Turtles Return Back To The Wild

14 Endangered Freshwater Turtles Return Back to the Wild

Yesterday 14 freshwater turtles returned back to the wild after spending some time at the…

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