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Monkey “Hoggle” goes home!

A perfect rescue is one where the animal goes back to the wild in good health! ‘Hoggle’, a shy baby boy was attacked by dogs when he ventured away from his mother at their temple home. He has undergone 3 surgeries to repair deep wounds to his right leg and…

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Gibbon and Monkey checked on MRI

  MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) for primates at WFFT As in human medicine, advanced imaging techniques like MRI scans are required to diagnose disorders of the brain and nervous system in animals. So, when the medical team at the WFFT wildlife hospital encountered 2 new primate rescues with brain and…

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FINALLY a bit of justice!

Wildlife Friends Foundation found NOT GUILTY of running an illegal wildlife hospital   Today 27th of August 2013 the prosecutor and provincial court have ruled that the WFFT Foundation was not illegally running a wildlife clinic or animal hospital as charged by some officials early last year! The case has…

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Monkey with tumor finally caught for treatment

FINALLY GOT HIM! WFFT received a report from concerned Facebook members and the abbot of a temple, about a monkey with a severe swelling in his mouth that seemed to have trouble eating and appeared to be very weak. The WFFT wildlife rescue team visited the area were the monkey…

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Dental treatment of bears at WFFT

Newly arrived Nuru and old Ompoom receive treatment Our medical team, led by Dr Eve and Dr Louise, have recently made time in their busy hospital schedule to give dental treatment to newly arrived bear “Nuru” and our long-term resident “Ompoom”. Both bears have suffered dental disease after years innapropriate…

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Melioidosis treatment of macaques successful!

Successful treatment of Melioidosis infection in a group of 8 stump tailed macaques at WFFT 2012 brought challenging times for our veterinary team with the appearance of a serious bacterial disease in our resident group of stump tailed macaques. All 8 of our rescued stump tails were affected by the…

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A medical masterpiece! Melioidosis macaques cured!

Medical Story Feb 2012 to date: Stump tailed macaques and melioidosis 2012 brought challenging times for our veterinary team with the appearance of a serious bacterial disease in our group of stump tailed macaques. All 8 of our rescued stump tails were affected by the disease ‘Melioidosis’, a bacterial infection…

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Cassowary rescue update

Bernard’s Rescue Update on the "angry" bird... In December 2012 WFFT received a call about an injured emu that had escaped from a temple in Hua Hin and been caught by a local foundation. The WFFT rescue team arrived to find, not an emu, but a very sick Cassowary. The…

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Saving eye-sight of wild animals at WFFT

Hope for the animals The ophthalmologist team from Chulalongkorn University’s veterinary faculty today joined the WFFT wildlife medical team to asses the situation of the eyesight of a few rescued animals, some brought in recently. The eyes of Boonmee, the recently rescue elephant, had to be checked really well. Boonmee…

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Last charge against WFFT a bloody joke

UPDATE UPDATE UPDATE! Today 27th of August 2013 the prosecutor and provincial court have ruled that the WFFT Foundation was not illegally running a wildlife clinic or animal hospital as charged by some officials early last year! The case has been dropped against the foundation and we can continue our…

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