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Rescued – One-year-old Long-Tailed Macaque

Noo Deang (Red Rat) is a one-year-old Long-tailed macaque that was purchased illegally from Facebook when she was a tiny baby. As with most wild animals that are kept as pets she grew and started to become aggressive, it was the final straw when she bit her owner. They then…

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Orphaned Monkey Arrives at WFFT – Meet Dumbo

Yesterday, a man appeared at front gate of the WFFT Wildlife Rescue Centre with a tiny little monkey inside a bag. The monkey in question is a very young male Northern pig-tailed macaque, a species Vulnerable to extinction. The man informed us that his mother had been hit by a…

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Jiw Regains her Freedom at Thai New Year.

Yesterday ‘Jiw’ a twenty-year-old female Northern pig-tailed macaque was handed over to the WFFT Wildlife Rescue Centre. The lady who handed Jiw over was 82 years old and felt she could no longer for the monkey. The lady clearly cared so much for her but felt she could no longer…

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Frank Returns to the Wild

After 2 and a half weeks of intensive care at the WFFT Wildlife Hospital ‘Frank’ the macaque that got shot in the face has been released back to a safe protected area. Stay out of trouble please Frank. See his rescue story at https://www.wfft.org/primates/rescued-macaque-shot-in-the-face/

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Rescued – Macaque Shot in the Face

Late on Friday evening the WFFT Vet Team were called to attend an injured long-tailed macaque from an urban troop in Khao Wang, around 40km from the centre. The macaque had an injury to the face and had been found by locals walking about blindly. On examining this male primate…

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LATEST RESCUE — 3 Monkeys in 1 Day

LATEST RESCUE --- 3 Monkeys in 1 Day The WFFT Rescue Team headed to Chumphon this week with a little trepidation. The last trip did not end well for the team or the vehicle as they fell victim to Thailand’s notorious traffic. However when animals are in need of help…

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WFFT Highlights – January 2019

Here are some of the highlights at WFFT this January. Watch 2 otters play when they were finally paired. They had been acclimating to each other in adjacent enclosures for some time. When the tunnels were opened, they couldn’t contain their excitement and immediately took off to romp together. Two…

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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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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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The Arrival of a Little Miracle…

Last week the WFFT Rescue Team headed out to assist a human rescue NGO in Phetchaburi with the rescue of a wild long-tailed macaque (Macaca fascicularis) who had been viciously attacked by street dogs. The team were saddened to find an elderly female macaque who was both blind and deaf,…

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Flies me to the Moon…

Nature is full of wonders and little things that can inspire curiosity. Nobody can resist, especially Nueng the Northern pig-tailed macaque, when a swarm of little wings buzz above her head. It is said that curiosity killed the cat, well in this case nothing that dramatic! Curiosity just made our…

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