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2 Baby lorises Arrive at WFFT

This week a man brought two very young and weak infant Bengal slow lorises (Nycticebus bengalensis) into the WFFT Widlife Rescue Centre. He had heard about these animals being sold to Japanese tourists who had planned to illegally smuggle them to Japan and keep them as pets. They were purchased…

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Welcome Moira!

We told you earlier in the week about Pearl's story (the baby long-tailed macaque), Moira was owned by the same person. So, she arrived at the same time. On her arrival the WFFT Vet team realized that the Loris brought was a Pygmy Loris (Nycticebus pygmaeus). They are a seriously…

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Loridzillas strike at WFFT!

A few days ago 2 new residents, Ling-Ling & La La arrived at the WFFT Wildlife Rescue Centre. These rather large Bengal slow lorises (Nycticebus bengalensis) were previously kept as pets. The first owners were Russian ex-pats who had illegally purchased them. They initially had a male and female (Ling-Ling),…

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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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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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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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Four ‘Pet’ Slow Loris Arrive

Two days we received four adult Bengal slow lorises (Nycticebus bengalensis) from a man who had been taking care of them after they were left in his care after his relationship ended with his previous girlfriend, who was the owner of the lorises. Meet ‘Fat’ (M), ‘Leo’ (M), ‘Martin’ (M),…

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Electrocuted Slow Loris Arrives

A few days ago some concerned locals brought a badly injured Bengal slow loris (Nycticebus bengalensis) to the WFFT Wildlife Rescue Hospital for urgent treatment. The loris in question had been found on the ground after he had been electrocuted while climbing on exposed power lines. The Bengal Slow Loris…

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Back to the Wild – 2 Slow Lorises Returned Home

After spending a short time under observation at the WFFT Wildlife Rescue Centre two Bengal slow lorises (Nycticebus bengalensis) were returned back to the wild a few days ago. The Bengal Slow Loris is listed as Vulnerable (VU) by the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Sadly, illegal trading and…

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Another ‘Ex-pet’ Slow Loris in need of Urgent Care

A young male Bengal slow loris (Nycticebus bengalensis) named ‘Chin’ was brought into the WFFT Wildlife Hospital for treatment after his ‘owners’ had noticed a deterioration in his health. After being checked over by the WFFT Vet Team it has been determined that this poor little one has metabolic bone…

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White-crowned Hornbill and 2 Slow Loris Rescued

We received a call from a lady who had ‘rescued’ a juvenile white-crowned hornbill (Berenicornis comatus) and two Bengal slow lorises (Nycticebus bengalensis) from a market. She called us and to our disbelief she told us that she had put these animals onto a public bus from Bangkok to Cha…

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Another Victim Destined for the Pet Trade Rescued

Yesterday we received a call from a long term supporter of our work from the Fishing Cat Research and Conservation Project. She had had a report from a person who had rescued a Bengal slow loris (Nycticebus bengalensis) that had been recently trapped and poached from the forest and was…

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