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Her sad eyes speak more than words……

Let us introduce you to ‘Jub Jib’ the 15 year-old white-handed gibbon (Hylobates lar) who arrived at the WFFT Wildlife Rescue Centre yesterday. Just over 15 years ago Jub Jib was living with her family high in the tree canopy in Thailand’s biggest national park, Kaeng Krachan, which is part…

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One Big Move for 7 Special Little Monkeys

The 7 youngest members of our primate family here at the WFFT Wildlife Rescue Centre have just progressed to a large open top field environment. These little orphans have all had a rather distressing start to life, three of them are missing limbs, now they can start to be little…

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Rescued — Electrocution Victim

A few days ago we received a call from some concerned locals that had found a male long-tailed macaque (Macaca fascicularis) next to a busy road, he had been electrocuted and had fallen to the ground. The team headed out to help this monkey, he was taken straight back to…

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Monkey Madness, as 17 Macaques get a New Home

Here at WFFT we continuously strive to create wonderful habitats for our rescued inhabitants. This week the construction of a new open top macaque field was completed allowing us to start to relocate some of our long-term resident macaque troops around, creating new exciting enriching environments for them. The ‘Baby…

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Mad Max gets a New Home

Mischievous Max has been with us since September last year after being rescued at only a few months old. Last week we started making a new larger home, as he grows into adulthood he will require a lot more space and less close care from the WFFT Team. We have…

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Bandit’s Troop is on the Move

Five very special long-term residents get a new home. Rescued macaques Mocha, Ta Phet, Bandit, Jimmy and Jupiter, have all just moved into a newly refurbished habitat. These orphans all have their own remarkable stories as to why they were rescued, although Bandit is probably the most well known macaque…

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Update — Macaque Field Refurbishments

Over the last month or so members of the WFFT Staff and Volunteer Teams have been working very hard upgrading and refurbishing the large open-top macaque fields at WFFT’s Project 1 site. We have been creating more space for our macaques and enriching the lives of the long-term residents at…

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Rescued – A Tiny Baby Macaque Arrives at WFFT

Meet ‘Mongkood’ (English: Crown) the very small infant northern pig-tailed macaque (Macaca leonina). He was rescued 2 days ago after being kept as a pet for a very short period of time. We estimate that this little one is no older than 2 months. Sadly, he will have been poached…

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Four ‘Pet’ Slow Loris Arrive

Two days we received four adult Bengal slow lorises (Nycticebus bengalensis) from a man who had been taking care of them after they were left in his care after his relationship ended with his previous girlfriend, who was the owner of the lorises. Meet ‘Fat’ (M), ‘Leo’ (M), ‘Martin’ (M),…

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Macaques on the Move…

Here at the WFFT Wildlife Rescue Centre in Thailand we continue to strive to provide the best captive environments for our permanent residents, many of which are rescued macaques. This involves creating new exciting captive habitats for the animals in our care. In recent weeks we have been refurbishing some…

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Dusky Langur – Rescued > Relocated

Two days ago we received a call from some concerned locals that had found a dusky langur (Trachypithecus obscurus) wandering around their garden close to a busy road, far away from any known habitat for this species. The WFFT Wildlife Rescue Team headed out to investigate. The langur in question…

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Maggie – 1 Year at WFFT

Today marks one year since Maggie the infant orangutan was found outside the gate of the WFFT Wildlife Rescue Centre. She has continued to grow in confidence over the last year and loves nothing more than her daily forest school sessions. She is taken in the local forest area with…

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2 Monkeys Arrive for Emergency Surgery.

Yesterday we received a report of a badly injured adult female long-tailed macaque (Macaca fascicularis) that was in need of rescue at a Buddhist temple around 1-hour drive from the WFFT Wildlife Rescue Centre. The WFFT Wildlife Rescue Team headed out straight away to help this monkey. Upon arrival to…

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Injured Long-tailed Macaque Saved

A few days ago we got reports of a severely injured adult male long-tailed macaque (Macaca fascicularis) that had something caught around his right arm. The team headed out to help the monkey who was located at a temple around an hour from WFFT. The WFFT Rescue Team managed to…

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Two rescued animals Return to the Wild

Two very different animals have been given a second chance at a life in the wild. We have just released a Bengal slow loris and an Asian koel back to the wild after they were rescued. Both animals have spent some time recovering at the WFFT Wildlife Rescue Centre and…

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