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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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Final Preparations for the Big Move…

The WFFT Staff and Volunteers have been busy with the final preparations for the big move of our beloved rescued orangutans Maggie and Chico. They will move into a huge open air enclosure with lots of amazing things to keep them happy and stimulated. Watch this space for updates of…

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The Arrival of a Little Miracle…

Last week the WFFT Rescue Team headed out to assist a human rescue NGO in Phetchaburi with the rescue of a wild long-tailed macaque (Macaca fascicularis) who had been viciously attacked by street dogs. The team were saddened to find an elderly female macaque who was both blind and deaf,…

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Update – Long-tailed Macaque ‘Jeng’

Four weeks ago the WFFT Vet Team were called by Kasetsart University to help with a young female long-tailed macaque 'Jeng'. We were told she had been attacked by another macaque on the beach in Hua Hin and taken to the university for treatment. See more of the rescue story…

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A Road Traffic Accident Macaque Rescue

Today we received a call from a compassionate local man who had seen a macaque laying on the ground after being hit by a car. The man sent us photographs of the macaque, the poor monkey was clearly in urgent need of help. The WFFT Wildlife Rescue Team headed out…

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Flies me to the Moon…

Nature is full of wonders and little things that can inspire curiosity. Nobody can resist, especially Nueng the Northern pig-tailed macaque, when a swarm of little wings buzz above her head. It is said that curiosity killed the cat, well in this case nothing that dramatic! Curiosity just made our…

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