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Loridzillas strike at WFFT!

A few days ago 2 new residents, Ling-Ling & La La arrived at the WFFT Wildlife Rescue Centre. These rather large Bengal slow lorises (Nycticebus bengalensis) were previously kept as pets. The first owners were Russian ex-pats who had illegally purchased them. They initially had a male and female (Ling-Ling),…

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As one leaves, another arrives – A very sad reality!

After the successful release of Rosy last week (http://bit.ly/2DTSjHu), we received a phone call from the Phetchaburi Livestock Department. This time it is a male long-tailed macaque (Macaca fascicularis) who had been found on the side of the road, probably hit by a car and who could not use his…

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Child’s Living Toy Rescued!

On Monday afternoon we received a call about a baby Dusky Langur that had been found on a rubber plantation in the south of Thailand. Despite the prospect of a 16-hour round trip drive the team wasted no time in setting off to rescue this little monkey. Baby langurs are…

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Check out Courageous Kanoon’s Amazing Progress

Kanoon, the orphan baby langur (see his story here: https://www.wfft.org/primates/primate-rescue-orphan-langur-kanoon/), is getting better and better by the day. His injuries are almost completely healed, and his appetite is huge. He has started to learn how to climb a little, under the supervision of WFFT Wildlife Hospital Vet Team, and his…

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Yesterdays Emergency Case – A Macaque Hit by a Car

Yesterday evening, on a Cha-Am Road a young female long-tailed macaque (Macaca fascicularis) had been hit by a car. She was found by a man from Human Rescue Team who did not hesitate and bring her straight to the WFFT Wildlife Hospital. As soon as they arrived, our Vet Team…

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Primate Rescue – Orphan Langur ‘Kanoon’

2 days ago we received a call from some colleagues at a human rescue unit in Chumphon Province, 4 hours south of the WFFT Wildlife Rescue Centre. They had found a very young male infant dusky langur (Trachypithecus obscurus) after its mother had been attacked and killed by a pack…

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3 Babies Become Friends

Recently rescued macaque juveniles, Mongkood, Fa Sai and Durian have recently been introduced to one another forming a mini macaque troop. These rescued orphans are happily once again forming bonds with members of the same species. Once these guys are a little older they will be able to leave the…

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Durian the Long-tailed Macaque Rescued

Last week some local people brought in a juvenile long-tailed macaque (macaca fascicularis). They had found him one month prior to bringing him into the WFFT Wildlife Rescue Centre after he had been attacked by a cat. Initially they thought keeping him as a pet was a good idea but…

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Meet Makham (Tamarind)- Another Slow Loris Saved

Over the past few weeks we have had numerous infant slow loris brought into the WFFT Wildlife Rescue Centre. A few days ago this little one was found in a basket outside a 7/11 store and was picked up by a tourist and brought to us. This small male Bengal…

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Rescued — 3 Monkeys in One day

Last week the WFFT Wildlife Rescue Team headed out on a long rescue mission to Koh Samui, an island in Southern Thailand. The animals in need of rescue were 3 adult Northern pig-tailed macaques (Macaca leonina), 1 male and 2 females. The male named Khai, was being used as a…

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Say hello to Peach!!!

WFFT does not encourage or promote the unnecessary breeding of captive wildlife however accidents sometimes happen. And here is Peach (his mothers name is Lukwa, Plum in Thai), a baby dusky langur who first see the light of the day just last week. He is doing good with his mom Lukwa.…

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