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THE WFFT TEAM HEADS TO HONG KONG

Earlier this month, the WFFT Veterinary Team, joined by other veterinarians from Thailand’s Department of National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation (DNP) and Zoological Park Organization of Thailand visited Hong Kong to observe the work of our colleagues from Hong Kong’s Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department and Ocean Park Conservation…

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Welcome to Kermit! Our latest rescue

Last evening, a local girl brought a male young Bengal slow Loris into the WFFT Wildlife Rescue Centre (Nycticebus bengalensis) that our staff called Kermit (after Froggy and Toady, it was an evidence). The woman explained to us that she went to a restaurant with her brother, and saw Kermit.…

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Bobo has made a New, New friend!

For the second time this month, Bobo the female Southern pig-tailed Macaque rescued at the beginning of October 2017, who already found a friend in Nam Phet, also a female Southern Pig-tailed Macaque, rescue in August of this year ( See the full story of this touching friendship here: https://www.wfft.org/wildlife-general/friendship-first-sight-endless-cuddly-moment-bobo-nam-phet/…

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Laurel… The story of a Loris looking for some heat!

Let us introduce you Laurel, the male Sunda slow loris (Nycticebus coucang) who was found by people in their car engine about 1 hour from the WFFT Wildlife Rescue Centre. This species is a Thailand native, they usually live in the South of the country, with recent cooler weather, it…

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Another New Friendship Formed!

Lots of WFFT's rescued animals are forming new friendships this week. Fai-Sai and Mongkood, Joe and the fogies, and also Froggy (see full story here: https://www.wfft.org/primates/froggy-baby-slow-loris/ ) and Toady (see full story here: https://www.wfft.org/primates/meet-toady-baby-bengal-slow-loris/ ). Have a look at the 2 infant Bengal slow Loris, enjoying some daily exercise which…

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Happy International Gibbon Day!!

Happy International Gibbon Day!! WFFT is working to save these little apes from exploitation and extinction. #InternationalGibbonDay. Last week a very special gibbon pair got a new home. 'Dao' (Star) is a female Pileated gibbon (Hylobates pileatus) who is 7 years old and who was rescued when she was 7…

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An Incredible and Unexpected New Life for Joe!

Do you remember Joe the macaque that spent 25 years in solitary confinement, in a trash filled box in Bangkok? The start of Joe's story is harrowing. Thanks to all those throughout the world who were moved by Joe's story, and supported us. See rescue video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zvVl8vuODmE Joe was rescued…

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Meet Toady – The Baby Bengal Slow Loris

Just a week after Froggy, the tiny baby loris was brought to the WFFT Wildlife Centre, we have again received another baby loris. Little 'Toady' was brought into WFFT by some members of the public a few days ago. He had apparently been found on the side of a road.…

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BoBo – The Southern Pig-tailed Macaque

Meet Bobo - a 5-year-old female Southern pig-tailed macaque (Macaca nemestrina) who had been kept as a pet for five years in Samut Songkhram, south of Bangkok. She was purchased illegally from Facebook for 5000THB when she was approximately 3 months old by international resident. The lady in question is…

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Froggy the Baby Slow Loris

Meet little Froggy the infant Bengal slow loris (Nycticebus bengalis) who brought into the WFFT Wildlife Hospital yesterday evening. He had been found on the floor outside a temple in Phetchaburi by a monk, he was saved from being eaten by the dogs at the temple. It seems he had…

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Two Special Souls Saved in One Day

Yesterday two very special female macaques were rescued. Both had been kept as pets at separate locations in the city of Bangkok, their ‘owners’ had decided that they no longer wanted to care for them and had contacted WFFT for help. So yesterday the WFFT Wildlife Rescue Team headed to…

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Back to School!!!

A few days ago, the WFFT Wildlife Rescue Team received a phone call from a local primary school about a rogue male long-tailed macaque (Macaca fascicularis) sneaking around the children and stealing food. He spent most of the time in the tallest tree within the school grounds, this made his…

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Monkey Forest School with Mongkood the Macaque

Do you remember little Mongkood..? The infant Northern pig-tailed macaque who arrived at WFFT in March of this year. He is now approximately 16 months old, and in the very near future he will again meet his own species after a period of hand rearing by the WFFT Vet Team.…

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