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Release and Rescue

WFFT had an action packed Saturday morning with a release and surprise emergency rescue! Some concerned locals found Salee the samba deer alone in the forest and brought her to their home in Hua Hin. After a week of caring for her, she was surrendered to WFFT. What people often…

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Weekly Roundup (Nov 1 to 15, 2018)

These highlights include a gibbon who swallowed a nail, our latest elephant rescue befriending two other eles, a rescued macaque becoming a foster mother, peafowls having their flight feathers trimmed, a cute hedgehog, and juvenile macaques frolicking in their new pool. Enjoy! https://youtu.be/GHg1ErzDp7Y

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Monkey Vs Ape

Here’s a very cute demonstration of the basic differences between monkeys and apes! No apes have tails while most monkeys do. Apes also tend to swing from branch to branch while monkeys tend to jump and run along them. Mee Na is a 6 month old white handed gibbon and…

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Release of Temple Turtles

About a month ago we rescued over 60 turtles from deplorable conditions at a temple. They spent this time rehabilitating in our new enclosures with fresh food, water, and shelter. 27 (Black Marsh, Giant Asian Pond, Mountain Hinged, Box, and Snail Eating) vulnerable and endangered turtles were released this week…

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“Not cute anymore!”

Earlier this week, a male Sunda Slow Loris was brought to the WFFT Wildlife Hospital. The owner of the poor little animal didn't find him cute enough anymore so decided to get rid of him and abandoned him at a vet clinic. One veterinarian there was aware of the work…

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Volunteers Helping Create WFFT’s Newest Turtle Area

Following the WFFT biggest ever rescue operation (see the full story here: https://www.wfft.org/wildlife-general/breaking-news-105-animals-saved-part-1/ & https://www.wfft.org/wildlife-general/breaking-news-105-animals-saved-part-2/ ), more than 60 turtles needed a new temporary home at WFFT so they could be brought back to full health before returning back back to the wild. This new home provides them with a…

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Happy International Orangutan Day!!

Happy International Orangutan Day! Here are some images of one of WFFT’s orangutan residents , Chico, enjoying a playful water moment in the new large open enclosure he is sharing with Maggie. This enclosure is a suitable environment for these very special intelligent great apes, and a constant source of…

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BREAKING NEWS — 105 Animals Saved (Part 2)

Having finally agreed to hand over the animals, after months of negotiations and changes of mind, the WFFT Rescue Team had to act as quickly as possible before the Abbot had another change of heart. The rescue team are well experienced in handling all the various species, but have never…

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