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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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Portrait: Pocky! Pocky! Fun sweet lady!

Here is Pocky, a really really sweet female pig-tailed macaque who lives in one of our biggest open enclosure in Newlands. At the center everybody knows her, everybody loves her and can’t pass her home without saying ‘Pocky! Pocky!’. She became a WFFT’s resident in 2002, after being kept in…

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Jeng Jones The WFFT Menagerie

The WFFT recently got a call from the Kasetsart University In Hua Hin who wanted help with a young female Long Tailed Macaque that had been brought in for emergency surgery. Jeng, as she had been named, had been attacked by another macaque on the beach in Hua Hin. She…

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Portrait: Bandit. The Cute Fierce Little Critter!!!

In September 2005, a 10-month old female long-tailed macaque who was living on Khao Wang Mountain (otherwise known as Monkey Mountain) in Phetchaburi was rescued. The poor infant was suffering of congenital deformities - she was born without any legs, only one arm and a stump for her other arm.…

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Successful Monkey Rescue and Release

Last week we received a call for help from a team of people who help a troop of urban long-tailed macaques (Macaca fascicularis) in the city of Bangkok. They had found a sub-adult male on the floor unable to move after he had fallen from a tree. The monkey carers…

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Banger the Banded Langur

A few days ago we welcomed a new species to the WFFT Wildlife Rescue Centre, an infant Banded langur (Presbytis femoralis). We received a call for help from a lady who had found this sick little infant monkey three days prior to contacting us. We were told he was found…

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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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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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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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