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White Cheeked Gibbon Rescued

The center has recently rescued Bong, a 14 year old white cheeked gibbon from Bangkok. Bong was solitary and had spent her life in  Bangkok. Although her owner was trying to take good care of her and obviously loved her, he felt that he should be handed over to the…

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Loris releases

Over the months of February till July of this year we received an unusual high number of pet Lorises from people, mostly from Bangkok. The keeping of a loris as pet is unfortunately still quite common although they are getting rarer in the wild due to the poaching, car accidents…

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The New Food House!

The centre is very proud to announce the completion of a new food house! The food house plays a critical role in the day-to-day running of the centre. The food for over 100 animals is prepared in this room twice a day. The old food house left a lot to…

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Lopburi Monkeys need our help!

The Wildlife Friends of Thailand were contacted by a group of business people from Lopburi province, and the chief veterinarian of the now defunct Lopburi monkey hospital, with a cry for help for the macaques of Lopburi. A wild population of macaques now lives in the center of the city…

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Monkey Saved from Petchaburi Mountain

The centre was informed of a monkey living on Petchaburi Mountain. It became apparent that according to Petchaburi officials, the monkey had lived with a piece of wire around it’s neck for a year. Unfortunately, as this had not been reported and resolved earlier, the metal wire had begun to…

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Ostrich moves out of Bangkok

It came to our attention that a male ostrich had been abandoned in a Bangkok house after the owner had moved out. The neighbors had been feeding it over the wall every day, and for months had been trying to find a new home for him.   Moving the ostrich…

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Four Hog Badgers rescued!

The hog badger is native to Thailand’s forests and although hardly seen in the wild by most Thai people, they often live on the edges of the jungles bordering small villages. A group of four little hog badgers were taken to a temple near the rescue center after they were…

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Edwin Guests on ‘Chor Chai’!

Edwin was invited to be a guest on one of Thailand’s most popular talk shows, Channel 5’s Chor Chai. Edwin gave a 40 minute live interview discussing the ups and downs, trials and tribulations of rescuing, rehabilitating and releasing wild animals. Millions of Thai people did see the show. Hundreds…

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Catheleeya and Willy McIntosh Promote the Centre

Thailand’s Channel 3 produced two documentaries about the wildlife rescue center. These documentaries were presented by two of Thailand’s most famous movies stars; Catheleeya and Willy McIntosh. Both documentaries were aired on public holidays and were tremendously successful. Following the documentaries, the centre received a large number of visitors and…

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Baby gibbon confiscated from the streets of Hua hin

We recently became aware of a group of men using wild animals including iguanas and a baby gibbon as photo animals to make money in the nearby resort of Hua Hin. Unfortunately the iguanas do not fall under the protection of Thai law as they are a non-native species. However…

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Goodbye to Flip

On the night of the 25th of January Flip passed away in her sleep. We believe that her organs finally failed, as was inevitable due to her condition. One of the center’s first and most well-loved residents, she will be greatly missed. A farewell to Flip I first met Flip…

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Tsunami dolphin released back to the seas!

A little bit of good news in bad times   After the December 2004 Tsunami, which struck the Souther Coast of Thailand, the Wildlife Friends of Thailand / Marine Research & Rescue Project went to the rescue of the animals in the damaged areas...   One successful rescue that received…

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