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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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Up into the Trees for these Lucky Gibbons

Yesterday two sub-adult white-handed gibbons (Hylobates lar), Oreo and Aung Aing, moved into a huge new forest enclosure where they can swing, sing and sleep in the forest canopy. Both of these gibbons were poached from the wild as very young infants and illegally sold into the pet trade. The…

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One Little Guy Found Far From Home…

Yesterday, the WFFT Rescue Team went to the Phetchaburi Livestock Department to collect a Sunda slow loris (Nycticebus coucang) that had been found by the side of a road in Phetchaburi. As this species is not known to live in this area he may have been a ket as a…

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SPIDER LORIS – Chin!!!

Have a look at Chin the disabled slow loris, who after daily physiotherapy sessions with the WFFT Vet Team and receiving a proper diet since his rescue, has been reborn as a real super hero!!! See his arrival story here http://bit.ly/2e0m8L6      

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Successful Monkey Rescue and Release

Last week we received a call for help from a team of people who help a troop of urban long-tailed macaques (Macaca fascicularis) in the city of Bangkok. They had found a sub-adult male on the floor unable to move after he had fallen from a tree. The monkey carers…

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