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Bear cub rescued

A young female sun bear has been rescued from poachers in PrachuapKhirikhan province. The little bear is currently recovering at the center and more news will soon be posted on this news page. An investigation on how the bear ended up in a village south of Pranburi is still underway.…

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Trio of Rescued Lorises

During April, we’ve continued to see lorises arrive into the rescue centre from many different situations. The first, an adult male, arrived 1 night after being found at the side of the road. While he is under observation he is currently being homed in one of our new loris habitats…

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Four New Primates in April

We’ve made it into May with a continuous intake of new primates into the rescue centre proving that far from slowing down; the problem of monkeys and gibbons being taken from the wild is still ongoing. Nana, a black white-handed gibbon, arrived at the rescue centre at the beginning of…

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Elephants on the street, one elephant off !

After Edwin returned from the fundraiser in Sydney, Australia organized by Joan Pearson we had a problem. Besides the funds raised to buy a large piece of land for the elephants where they can roam around free of chains for 24 hours a day there were also funds raised to…

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Chinese Serow rescue

A Chinese Serow (Capricornis Milneedwardski) was found wandering on a forest trail in Kaengkrachan National park by forest rangers. The Serow, a highly endangered and under Thai law reserved species is under normal circumstances a very shy animal and would run for cover anytime it spots humans. This animal however…

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Stump-tailed Macaques living close to nature at WFFT

See how our stump tailed macaques live in a small forest of their own! This enclosure was financially sponsored by Anouk Starrenburg. With the latest macaque habitat (sponsored by Anouk Starrenburg from the Netherlands, as well as contributions from volunteers and the adoption scheme) we have now been able to…

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Ka-Ka the Malayan Barking Bear

Some villagers had poached this male sun bear cub from the forests near Laos, with the intention of selling him as a pet. They could not find a buyer quick enough, so they dumped him at Wat Klong Sai Nung , a temple near Thayang, when they were afraid of…

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Langurs and macaques electrocuted, help!

The WFFT has received a lot of wildlife injured by power lines since the wildlife rescue center was founded in 2001. We have been able to rescue lots of wildlife such as loris, macaques, gibbons and macaques, sometimes able to save the animals life and sometimes we had to accept…

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