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Rescued slow loris goes wild again!

It has been a good week for animal releases at WFFT! 'Eva' the wild slow loris was brought to WFFT at the end of December with electrocution burns to the legs and face. "Eva" was treated with antibiotics, wound cleaning and eye drops for her wounds and an ulcer on…

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Gibbon rescue from Bangsaphan

A sad story with a happy ending KingKong is a gibbon. Well in Thailand anyway. Kingkong is a gibbon that was taken from the wild 8 years ago when he was still a little baby with his mother. A villager in Bangsaphan, Prachuapkhirikhan who is living inside a National park…

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Another rescue of electrocuted loris

Electrocuted loris rescued at WFFT Again a loris was rescued after being electrocuted. The little slow loris was found in Ratchaburi province by farmers in a pine-apple field. The farmers who had just seen a documentary on Thai TV a few weeks ago about the work of WFFT found out…

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Gibbon rescued from Temple

A 12 year old male pileated gibbon was rescued this week from a temple where he had stayed for the last 10 years. The gibbon was kept solitary for all this time and seemed to be lonely according to the monks at the temple. In Thailand people donate wild animals…

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Cosmo and Bridget, gibbons in love

A gibbon family awaiting release back to the wild Cosmo is a white-handed or lar gibbon rescued from a temple in upcountry Petchaburi 8 years ago, while Bridget was rescued about 9 years ago from a Catholic school in Petchaburi city. These two gibbons were kept solitary for many years…

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Macaque from Petchburi doing well after major surgery

Monkey rescued from dog attack doing well This is a follow up story on an earlier article WFFT rescued BB, a wild macaque from Petchaburi, on the 22nd of October after a dog attack left him with severe wounds. BB had suffered ruptured muscles, extensive skin loss and severe infection…

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Release of rescued Lorises to the wild

Slow Lorises go home after rescue and treatment at WFFT Our Wildlife Rescue Center receives dozens of Slow Loris and Pygmee Loris all year round. While the slow loris is a local species, the pygmee loris is not (WFFT has data suggesting that the Pygmee Loris does actually live in…

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To rescue and unchain “Johnny” !

Johnny, a macaque unchained and rescued! Johnny unchained! Johnny is a young adult male pig-tailed macaque (macaca nemestrina) that was kept as a pet in Bangkok. Bought from the weekend market, Chatuchak (Jatujak) 10 years ago he lived with a family, however when he got older and larger he wear…

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Macaque rescue at Petchaburi “Khao Wang”

Macaque rescues still tough work for WFFT A wild monkey at “Khao Wang” Petchaburi that had been attacked by stray dogs was found hiding on the top floor of a sticker shop in Petchburi, the owners were so kind to call the WFFT and ask for help to rescue and…

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Electrocuted Macaque receives life-saving amputation surgery

Electrocuted Macaque from Krabi island receives life-saving amputation surgery at WFFT In late September 2012 pictures emerged on internet social media sites of a young long- tailed macaque in the south of Thailand in urgent need of help after sustaining severe electrocution injuries. The WFFT rescue team set off immediately…

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Monkey attacked with machette and nursed back to health

Long-Tailed Macaque at Khao Yoi, Petchaburi A male long-tailed or crab-eating macaque was attacked with a machette at the Khao Yoi Cave temple in Petchaburi province. While we received a call for help through our Facebook page villagers and monks at the temple also reported the monkey to authorities who…

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Pigtail baby macaque attacked by dogs

AGAIN: Monkeys are not pets! While most monkeys are seen as little devils and in some cases a pest by most people that live nearby them, there are still a lot of people that like to keep monkeys as pets, especially when they are very young and so cute. In…

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10 years caged and now rescued to meet other monkeys

Female monkey rescued on Thai mother’s day! After almost 10 years being locked up in a small cage This female long-tailed macaque has been rescued and moved to WFFT on August 12th, Thai Mother’s day. The monkey was caught a few years ago by a human rescue unit in Bangkok…

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