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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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Chico and Maggie New Enclosure Is Nearly Ready…

In the coming weeks Chico and Maggie should be able to move to their new luxury and adapted enclosure. Especially designed for them, they will first have adapt in its side enclosure. But have a look at how incredibly entertaining this place looks. Lots and lots of enrichments, space, ...…

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Portrait: Pocky! Pocky! Fun sweet lady!

Here is Pocky, a really really sweet female pig-tailed macaque who lives in one of our biggest open enclosure in Newlands. At the center everybody knows her, everybody loves her and can’t pass her home without saying ‘Pocky! Pocky!’. She became a WFFT’s resident in 2002, after being kept in…

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Welcome to “the oldest gibbon in the world”!

Let’s introduce you to Burma, our new pileated gibbon (Hylobates pileatus) resident.The pileated gibbon is listed as endangered by IUCN. He is 38 years old!! which is a very impressive age for these apes! Usually, in captivity, the maximum age for this gibbon species is 34 years! Burma’s owner, took…

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Two Slow Lorises Head Back to the Wild

A few evenings ago two of the vet team headed out on a special bike ride. In their rucksacks were two special cargos : two recently rescued slow lorises that were heading back to the wild. The first was recently rescued from the livestock department in Petchaburi. A member of…

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Jeng Jones The WFFT Menagerie

The WFFT recently got a call from the Kasetsart University In Hua Hin who wanted help with a young female Long Tailed Macaque that had been brought in for emergency surgery. Jeng, as she had been named, had been attacked by another macaque on the beach in Hua Hin. She…

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Portrait: Bandit. The Cute Fierce Little Critter!!!

In September 2005, a 10-month old female long-tailed macaque who was living on Khao Wang Mountain (otherwise known as Monkey Mountain) in Phetchaburi was rescued. The poor infant was suffering of congenital deformities - she was born without any legs, only one arm and a stump for her other arm.…

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