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.

Baby Kaw Wao Learning To Climb

Baby Kaw Wao learning to climb

It seems that it is sometimes hard work for a little bear cub to climb…

Injured Infant Owl Brought In For Treatment

Injured Infant Owl Brought in for Treatment

An injured juvenile collared scops owl (Otus lettia) has been brought into the WFFT Wildlife…

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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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She Is Here!!! Nam Fon Returns To WFFT

She is here!!! Nam Fon returns to WFFT

We have decided to transport Nam Pon to WFFT but are still raising funds to…

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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 Long-tailed Macaque Arrives at WFFT for Urgent Care

Two days ago we received a call from a compassionate Thai tourist who had seen…

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BREAKING NEWS!!! Tiger Temple To Face D-Day On Monday The 30th Of May 2016

BREAKING NEWS!!! Tiger Temple to face D-Day on Monday the 30th of May 2016

The WFFT has been in talks with authorities since the publishing of the article written…

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Illegal Wildlife Traffickers At “Tiger Temple” To Receive Legal Zoo Permit

Illegal wildlife traffickers at “Tiger Temple” to receive legal zoo permit

Thailand – 20th April 2016 – The infamous Tiger Temple in Kanchanaburi, Thailand has been…

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Rescued Macaque ‘Joe’ Update

Rescued Macaque ‘Joe’ Update

We have been overwhelmed with praise and support concerning the very special elderly Assamese macaque…

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LWRC Bears Moved In To Their New Homes!

LWRC bears moved in to their new homes!

When the LWRC and WFFT team first arrived in June 2015, many of the bears…

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Asiatic Soft Shell Turtle Rescued

Asiatic Soft Shell Turtle Rescued

Meet ‘Dobby’ the Southeast Asian soft-shell turtle (Amyda cartilaginea) who was rescued a few days…

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