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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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Banger the Banded Langur

A few days ago we welcomed a new species to the WFFT Wildlife Rescue Centre, an infant Banded langur (Presbytis femoralis). We received a call for help from a lady who had found this sick little infant monkey three days prior to contacting us. We were told he was found…

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Kermit, Toady and Makhin are on the Move!!!

Take a look at how well these 3 orphan Bengal slow loris are doing. After spending a few months being hand reared by the WFFT Vet Team they are now on their way to the WFFT Loris Rehabilitation Forest. What's next for these guys? We hope that the future they…

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Orphaned Monkey ‘Jao Khun’ Arrives

Yesterday we welcomed a very young male long-tailed macaque (Macaca fascicularis) to the WFFT Wildlife Rescue Centre. A few days ago we got a telephone call from someone who had been keeping him as a pet for 3 weeks after finding him in the Sireerukachart Botanical Garden, in Nakhon Pathom…

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What’s that…? A Monkey in a Classroom…?

Yesterday we were called out to a monkey in urgent need of help. A wild adult male long-tailed macaque (Macaca fascicularis) had found refuge in a classroom of primary school after being electrocuted on exposed power lines. The school called us for help so the WFFT Wildlife Rescue Team headed…

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Froggy and Makham Are on the Move

Two young rescued Bengal slow loris (Nycticebus bengalensis) have moved onto the next stage of rehabilitation, after spending the past few months under the intensive care of the WFFT Vet Team. Froggy and Makham have moved to one of WFFT's Loris Rehabilitation cages in our forest area, both were orphaned…

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Glorious Gibbons as the Sun Goes Down at P4

Take a look at this stunning collection of photographs taken from WFFT's Project 4. A pair of white-handed gibbons (Hylobates lar) are settling in for the night. The mountains in the distance are part of Kaeng Krachan National Park, Thailand's largest national park.Why not come and stay at WFFT's Eco-lodge…

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