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Rescued – One-year-old Long-Tailed Macaque

Noo Deang (Red Rat) is a one-year-old Long-tailed macaque that was purchased illegally from Facebook when she was a tiny baby. As with most wild animals that are kept as pets she grew and started to become aggressive, it was the final straw when she bit her owner. They then…

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Orphaned Monkey Arrives at WFFT – Meet Dumbo

Yesterday, a man appeared at front gate of the WFFT Wildlife Rescue Centre with a tiny little monkey inside a bag. The monkey in question is a very young male Northern pig-tailed macaque, a species Vulnerable to extinction. The man informed us that his mother had been hit by a…

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Jiw Regains her Freedom at Thai New Year.

Yesterday ‘Jiw’ a twenty-year-old female Northern pig-tailed macaque was handed over to the WFFT Wildlife Rescue Centre. The lady who handed Jiw over was 82 years old and felt she could no longer for the monkey. The lady clearly cared so much for her but felt she could no longer…

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Frank Returns to the Wild

After 2 and a half weeks of intensive care at the WFFT Wildlife Hospital ‘Frank’ the macaque that got shot in the face has been released back to a safe protected area. Stay out of trouble please Frank. See his rescue story at https://www.wfft.org/primates/rescued-macaque-shot-in-the-face/

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Rescued – Macaque Shot in the Face

Late on Friday evening the WFFT Vet Team were called to attend an injured long-tailed macaque from an urban troop in Khao Wang, around 40km from the centre. The macaque had an injury to the face and had been found by locals walking about blindly. On examining this male primate…

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LATEST RESCUE — 3 Monkeys in 1 Day

LATEST RESCUE --- 3 Monkeys in 1 Day The WFFT Rescue Team headed to Chumphon this week with a little trepidation. The last trip did not end well for the team or the vehicle as they fell victim to Thailand’s notorious traffic. However when animals are in need of help…

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2 Pig Tailed Macaques Rescued

WFFT rescued 2 northern pig tailed macaques from a resort and horse riding school in Pattaya. They were originally kept as pets to ward off other macaques, but when they started lunging at passing horses, they were moved into small cages. When ownership of the resort changed hands, their care…

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Magic Mike

We've named our latest rescue Mike in honor of WFFT sponsor Mike Beets. At just 4 days old, Mike is one of our youngest orphaned macaques, ever! His mother died during childbirth and he was found riddled with fleas in someone’s back garden. They gave him some goat milk which…

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Poppy, the Tiniest Baby Macaque

Meet Poppy, our newest baby long tailed macaque. She was only a few hours old when her mother was attached and killed by dogs. Lisa, who has been rescuing dogs for decades in Koh Chang, took her in and handed her to WFFT when she was 10 days old and…

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Endoscopic Sterilization and Release

We recently rescued and treated a half blind long-tailed macaque for ingesting insecticide. Because she came from a high-density macaque troop in an urban area, we also decided to perform endoscopic sterilization to contribute to population control. This endoscopic method is much less invasive and allows for a short recovery…

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A Christmas Miracle for Me Boon

We recently rescued a long-tailed macaque from one of the worst living conditions we have ever seen! Me Boon lived in a tiny 0.75m x 1.25m x 1m cell for all 6 years of his life. Can you imagine spending even just a year in solitary confinement? He could hardly…

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NEW! Project 5 Primate Park

Our Enrichment and Construction Teams have been hard at work creating P5’s Primate Park! These 14 new enclosures include one massive home for our growing troop of juvenile macaques (now up to 9). Each has plenty of grassy space to romp around in with tires, netting, large pools, and jungle…

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Weekly Roundup (Nov 16 – 30, 2018)

These highlights feature the rescue of a juvenile langur from a life in chains, a spa day with an elephant, a release of a feisty loris, transfer of a deer to a pre-release center, an orangutan using tools, and a heartwarming afternoon with a foster mom and her adopted baby…

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Baby Macaque Hangover

Recently the vet team were called to help a baby long tailed macaque that was so sick even his mother had abandoned him. Located at a temple in Petchaburi he was brought to the wildlife hospital at WFFT. With no signs of wounds, apparently blind and almost comatose the vet…

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