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Evolution

Today is Darwin’s birthday! We’ve compiled some interesting evolutionary facts about our rescued wildlife. Did you know there is a “6 legged” tortoise and that lorises have 2 tongues? Check it out! https://youtu.be/XbAJy2MxUyc

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WFFT 2018 RECAP

2018 was a big year for WFFT. We rescued 4 elephants, hundreds of wildlife, released hundreds more, built new enclosures for our orangutans and macaques, and secured 13 acres for future projects. We couldn’t have done any of this without our donors, sponsors, volunteers, guests, and dedicated staff. Thank you…

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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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Lodge Experience

Calum Currie, a recent WFFT lodge guest and visual artist, made a video for us that beautifully captures the spirit of WFFT! If you can't stay for a week+ as a volunteer, this is what you may see on one of our guided tours or eco-lodge stays. https://youtu.be/C_G8CgnZkzk

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Weekly Roundup (Oct 16 – 31, 2018)

These highlights include the emergency rescue of a gorgeous white-thighed langur, an injured pregnant macaque, the repair of a fractured turtle shell, elephant wound care, bears feasting on honeycombs, and silly hospital infants. Enjoy! https://youtu.be/E5hghsiekis

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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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UPDATE – Temple Rescue

Take a look at the Temple Animal Rescue Mission from last month. Check out the rescued animals enjoying their new home. 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/ Well done to the whole team and thank you to all that made this rescue possible.

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Freedom Boogie!

We recently released a family of four gibbons onto a new island for their rehabilitation. Enjoy this gif and stay tuned for more process photos and updates!

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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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BREAKING NEWS — 105 Animals Saved (Part 1)

On Tuesday the 16thof August 2018 the WFFT Rescue Team headed out on their biggest rescue operation yet. We had received numerous complaints from concerned members of the public regarding a variety of wild and domestic animals being held at temple in Rayong Province. A few weeks ago we visited…

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