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PRESS RELEASE On February 4th 2018 rangers of the Department of National Parks and Wildlife received intelligence that a group of poachers were active in the jungle of Thungyai Naresuan* Wildlife Sanctuary. A few hours later in the morning of February 5th around 2:40AM, the rangers found a poaching camp…

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Large Shipment Reptiles Seized in Laos

ກະລຸນນາກົດອ່ານພາສາລາວຂ້າງລຸ່ມ Earlier this week the Laos Wildlife Rescue Centre received call for help from the Laos Government regarding a large confiscation of animals at the Thai-Laos border. A man had tried to smuggle 70 juvenile reptiles of various species into Laos over the Thai-Laos Friendship Bridge, which crosses over the…

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Baby orangutans confiscated in Bangkok

Two baby orangutans confiscated in Bangkok a few days ago might have been imported from Sumatra, Indonesia to end up as pets for the rich in Bangkok.   The Thai police for Natural Resources and Environmental Crimes (NRECD) intercepted two baby orangutans a few days ago in Bangkok. The orangutans…

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Oscar the Otter Arrives at WFFT

Yesterday morning we received a call from a lady who claimed to have found a young otter near to the Chatuchak Weekend Markets in Bangkok. She asked us for help, as she wanted the otter to have a good home and proper care. The rescue team headed out to collect…

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