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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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Monkey Vs Ape

Here’s a very cute demonstration of the basic differences between monkeys and apes! No apes have tails while most monkeys do. Apes also tend to swing from branch to branch while monkeys tend to jump and run along them. Mee Na is a 6 month old white handed gibbon and…

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2 Macaque Limb Amputations in One Day!

It was raining long-tailed macaques (Macaca fascicularis) in the hospital this week! Our first patient, Auan, arrived 2 months ago after being hit by a car. Although no breaks or dislocations were found, his radiographs revealed four old bullets lodged in his spine, thigh, ankle, and arm. His right leg…

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“Not cute anymore!”

Earlier this week, a male Sunda Slow Loris was brought to the WFFT Wildlife Hospital. The owner of the poor little animal didn't find him cute enough anymore so decided to get rid of him and abandoned him at a vet clinic. One veterinarian there was aware of the work…

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Freedom Boogie!

We recently released a family of four gibbons onto a new island for their rehabilitation. Enjoy this gif and stay tuned for more process photos and updates!

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And the Orangutans Are Out!!!

Yesterday rescued orangutans Maggie and Chico spent their first morning out exploring their new special habitat here at the WFFT Wildlife Rescue Centre. Having spent the first two years of their lives at WFFT going on daily forest walks with surrogate father Shawn and his team this is an enormous…

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On the way to a New Home – Maggie and Chico

WFFT’s resident great apes, Maggie and Chico the critically endangered orangutans, are now much closer to their wonderful new home. We have moved them from their old night enclosure to a new side enclosure connected to the new huge open forest area we have created for them. During the move…

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