skip to Main Content

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

And the Orangutans Are Out!!!

Yesterday rescued orangutans Maggie and Chico spent their first morning out exploring their new special habitat here at the WFFT Wildlife Rescue Centre. Having spent the first two years of their lives at WFFT going on daily forest walks with surrogate father Shawn and his team this is an enormous…

Read More

On the way to a New Home – Maggie and Chico

WFFT’s resident great apes, Maggie and Chico the critically endangered orangutans, are now much closer to their wonderful new home. We have moved them from their old night enclosure to a new side enclosure connected to the new huge open forest area we have created for them. During the move…

Read More

Chico and Maggie New Enclosure Is Nearly Ready…

In the coming weeks Chico and Maggie should be able to move to their new luxury and adapted enclosure. Especially designed for them, they will first have adapt in its side enclosure. But have a look at how incredibly entertaining this place looks. Lots and lots of enrichments, space, ...…

Read More

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…

Read More

Cosmo’s Family on the Move…

A few days ago white-handed gibbons (Hylobates lar) Cosmo and Bridget, and their 3 offspring, Fino, Picasso and Milano moved to WFFT’s biggest Gibbon Rehabilitation Island ‘Island 8’. Our Gibbon Rehabilitation Islands provide a perfect naturalistic environment for gibbons that we rescue and aim to return back to the wild.…

Read More

A New Home for Maggie & Chico

WFFT's rescued great apes Maggie and Chico are on the move 2018! Since their arrival in 2016 they have been going to forest school sessions in the Khao Luk Chang Temple forest close to the WFFT Wildlife Rescue Centre. As they become larger and get closer to adulthood we must…

Read More

WFFT Gibbon Rehabilitation Islands

At the WFFT Wildlife Rescue Centre we have 8 gibbons rehabilitation islands in the large lake in front of the rescue centre. These rehabilitation islands were created to aid with the rehabilitation of the gibbons rescued by WFFT, far from human interference. Their diet is supplemented daily by the WFFT…

Read More
Back To Top