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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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20 Years Alone – Nui is Finally Freed

Meet Nui the elderly female Northern pig-tailed macaque (Macaca leonina) that has been kept in solitary confinement for a staggering 19 years. She had been given to the people that were keeping her by some friends when she was just one-year-old. She will have been poached from the wild to…

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Birds in Paradise…

The WFFT Wildlife Rescue Centre is home to over 600 rescued animals from over 40 different species. Most of these have been victims of the illegal wildlife wildlife trade. Many of them cannot be released back to the wild due to the trauma they have suffered at the hands of…

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A Slow Loris electrocuted in Phetchaburi.

Earlier this week the Wildlife Hospital Vet Team at WFFT Centre received a phone call from the Phetchaburi Livestock Department about a Bengal Slow Loris who had been electrocuted. Luckily this was on the rescue teams way back and they were able to make a slight detour and pick up…

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2 Weak Lorises Arrive at WFFT

A few days ago two very weak and emaciated Sunda slow lorises (Nycticebus coucang) were brought into the WFFT Wildlife Hospital for urgent treatment by their owner. The lorises in question had been kept as pets for the last year after they were given to the lady by a family…

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UPDATE — Indian Star Tortoises

Remember the Indian star tortoises (Geochelone elegans) dumped at the temple a few weeks ago? (see full story here: https://www.wfft.org/reptiles/endangered-star-tortoises-dumped-at-a-temple/) Have a look their new temporary home and the care they are receiving by the staff at the WFFT Wildlife Rescue Centre. We are closely monitoring their health, once they…

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The Next Big Step for Songkran

Northern pig-tailed macaque Songkran has gone through her quarantine stage and has now moved next to a field where 12 other young macaques live. This is the next step in her rehabilitation, we hope that in time she will once again learn how to behave like a real monkey. So…

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Endangered Elongated Tortoises Saved

A few days ago two endangered elongated tortoises (Indotestudo elongata), a female and a male were brought into the WFFT Wildlife Rescue by a concerned local who bought them from a person who found them in the forest and wanted to eat them. After a health check, they were taken…

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Monkey Babies Boon Ma and Pearls Friendship Blossoms

What is the is the next best think for orphan primates? = Contact with their owns species. Little Pearl the long-tailed macaque who was rescued in February has now become firm friends with even smaller Boon Ma. Having each other will help erase the bad memories from their unfortunate start…

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