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Macaque creating trouble on airport, jailed at police station!

Now this story is probably unbelievable if it was without pictures as evidence… A macaque creates trouble at the Chumporn international airport, gets arrested by police and is later released “on bail” into the deep jungle…. The Mobile Wildlife Rescue unit (sponsored by Care for the Wild International) went out…

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Temple rescue in Pranburi

Things are always busy at the Wildlife Rescue Center, and unfortunately sometimes things get even more busy as we get an emergency called in. On the 9th of July we were called to go and help a seriously ill pig-tailed macaque at a temple near Pranburi city. The macaque that…

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Again a great new macaque field!

Greg White from Australia donated very generously last year a beautiful open enclosure for the pig-tail macaques; in total 15 macaques that were taken in one by one from private owners and abandoned. All those macaques were solitary brought up and some of them had not seen another monkey for…

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More wildlife dropped at the rescue center

Two baby gibbons, one juvenile gibbon and a baby langur were dropped off at the rescue center on the 14th of July. This week in July was probably one of the busiest we have had in the last years with all together 16 animals coming in in one week, mostly…

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Macaque around power lines treated and relocated

Long tailed Macaques are common around Petchaburi City and often during the first half of the year the males are on the look out for new groups to join. Problem is however that the fragmentation of forests and the ever growing human population make it impossible for some males to…

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The Rescue of an unfortunate Macaque

The Wildlife Friends Mobile Clinic funded by “Care for the Wild International” responded to another emergency. This time we were called in by the Bangkok Metropolitan Authority and the CHo So Roi (CHS 100Mhz) radio station to help out with the catch and treatment of a macaque that had a…

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Joys Story

Joy is a 6 year old male stump tailed macaque, and a big one too, weighing in at over 12kg! He was owned by local people who live on the edge of the National Park close to the Rescue Centre. He had been captured as a baby when poachers shot…

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The 48 Thai orangutans are back home! – Day 1

FOUR AND A HALF YEARS after the first complaint was made about illegally imported orangutans at several places including the Bangkok safari park, exactly THREE YEARS after the raid on the park where over one hundred orangutan babies were found, TWO YEARS after we proofed with DNA tests that these…

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Pig-tailed Macaque on a motorbike…

An old female pig-tailed macaque was brought in at the rescue center early on a morning on the back of a motor-bike. Staff and volunteers could not believe their eyes when this motor-bike pulled up with a small cage on the back containing the macaque which was obviously distressed. The…

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Loris injuries rising with an alarming rate!

Although the year 2006 has not ended yet we can already say that this year has been a busy year with the treatment and intake of many animals. The increase however in amount of Loris (Nycticebus Cougang and Nycticebus Pygmeus) cases has been more than 100% in this year. Currently…

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Hot news!

After a fight of almost 4 years we will soon finally send back the first batch of orangutans from Thailand to Indonesia. The struggle to help these poor animals from the illegal wildlife trade has taken its toll. After so many years and even more trouble we can hardly believe…

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Stump tailed Macaques get large field to live in

It’s been a very exciting week at the centre following the completion of a large new enclosure for our stump tailed macaques. Although the 9 macaques had been living in adequate enclosures for the past 3 years, the new 1000 square meter enclosure provides an environment that is as close…

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Orangutans go home to Indonesia

Vietnam orangutan Repatriation Within two weeks, all documents had been signed and the movement approved.  On the day of transportation, the orangutans were given a good morning meal and then quickly moved into the moving cage together before being transported to the government vet station for a final signing of…

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Loris rescued after being stuck to trap for days

A call was received from the Royal Project in Hua-hin about an injured slow loris that had been brought in. The loris had been stuck to a trap and was severely injured, it was in urgent need of treatment. Her right forearm had been badly injured and with the bones…

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Monkeys run over on highway, monkey business at Petchaburi

February 2006, a long-tailed macaque was brought to our clinic from the national park with severe injuries to three of four limbs.  It is suspected some animals had been dumped in Kaengkrachan, an area long-tailed macaques are not known to populate prior to the finding of this monkey and others…

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