These highlights include a gibbon who swallowed a nail, our latest elephant rescue befriending two other eles, a rescued macaque becoming a foster mother, peafowls having their flight feathers trimmed, a cute hedgehog, and juvenile macaques frolicking in their new pool. Enjoy! https://youtu.be/GHg1ErzDp7Y
Calum Currie, a recent WFFT lodge guest and visual artist, made a video for us that beautifully captures the spirit of WFFT! If you can't stay for a week+ as a volunteer, this is what you may see on one of our guided tours or eco-lodge stays. https://youtu.be/C_G8CgnZkzk
Check out our volunteers deep cleaning the otter pools! https://youtu.be/OOHnxr2INx0
These highlights include the emergency rescue of a gorgeous white-thighed langur, an injured pregnant macaque, the repair of a fractured turtle shell, elephant wound care, bears feasting on honeycombs, and silly hospital infants. Enjoy! https://youtu.be/E5hghsiekis
Happy International Gibbon Day! Here is a compilation of stories for several of our rescued gibbons. https://youtu.be/se7jA9rOnJE
This is how much produce it takes to feed 600+ animals every 4 days! We buy human grade fruits and greens from a local farmer's market and provide a diverse range of flavors and balanced diets to all in our care. Check out our volunteers unloading the foodtruck! https://youtu.be/leXhb2E9P4A
This week's highlights include a rescued baby macaque, the merging of two juvenile macaque troops, oral surgery on a porcupine, new enclosures for very rare aquatic turtles, and finally...elephant yoga! https://youtu.be/TPCE0EEAB4I
Highlights of this week feature gibbons, elephants, boars, a loris, a juvenile macaque, and domestic animals. Enjoy! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GRQapO8haww&feature=youtu.be
Live a wild life! We are in need of wildlife volunteers for the next few months so please come out, give us a hand, and tell your friends about us! https://youtu.be/5FhKZJQK9IQ
We are eternally grateful to our many dedicated volunteers who help us keep WFFT running smoothly. Check out our volunteers clearing a large bear enclosure, usually home to 6 sun and 2 Asiatic black bears. Our enrichment team also set up a new hammock for them. We had a good…
The Wildlife Friends Foundation Thailand (WFFT) is a registered foundation under Thai law, Foundation No: T271/2545.
- 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.