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Say hello to Peach!!!

WFFT does not encourage or promote the unnecessary breeding of captive wildlife however accidents sometimes happen. And here is Peach (his mothers name is Lukwa, Plum in Thai), a baby dusky langur who first see the light of the day just last week. He is doing good with his mom Lukwa.…

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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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Bobo has made a New, New friend!

For the second time this month, Bobo the female Southern pig-tailed Macaque rescued at the beginning of October 2017, who already found a friend in Nam Phet, also a female Southern Pig-tailed Macaque, rescue in August of this year ( See the full story of this touching friendship here: https://www.wfft.org/wildlife-general/friendship-first-sight-endless-cuddly-moment-bobo-nam-phet/…

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An Incredible and Unexpected New Life for Joe!

Do you remember Joe the macaque that spent 25 years in solitary confinement, in a trash filled box in Bangkok? The start of Joe's story is harrowing. Thanks to all those throughout the world who were moved by Joe's story, and supported us. See rescue video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zvVl8vuODmE Joe was rescued…

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BoBo – The Southern Pig-tailed Macaque

Meet Bobo - a 5-year-old female Southern pig-tailed macaque (Macaca nemestrina) who had been kept as a pet for five years in Samut Songkhram, south of Bangkok. She was purchased illegally from Facebook for 5000THB when she was approximately 3 months old by international resident. The lady in question is…

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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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Two Special Souls Saved in One Day

Yesterday two very special female macaques were rescued. Both had been kept as pets at separate locations in the city of Bangkok, their ‘owners’ had decided that they no longer wanted to care for them and had contacted WFFT for help. So yesterday the WFFT Wildlife Rescue Team headed to…

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Back to School!!!

A few days ago, the WFFT Wildlife Rescue Team received a phone call from a local primary school about a rogue male long-tailed macaque (Macaca fascicularis) sneaking around the children and stealing food. He spent most of the time in the tallest tree within the school grounds, this made his…

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Monkey Forest School with Mongkood the Macaque

Do you remember little Mongkood..? The infant Northern pig-tailed macaque who arrived at WFFT in March of this year. He is now approximately 16 months old, and in the very near future he will again meet his own species after a period of hand rearing by the WFFT Vet Team.…

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Sad Souls, Empty Eyes

What happens when captive wild animals used in entertainment venues become aggressive towards their masters? The answer is often one filled with desolate bleakness. That was the case for these two endangered primates, until yesterday they were living in a human made hell. After spending the last decade locked away…

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Some Old Fogies get a Second Chance

WFFT rescues and rehabilitates 100’s of primates each year, many of them are able to return home back to the wild, but sadly for many, this is not the case. We often rescue macaques that have been kept as pets for years and years, in some instances spending decades alone,…

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An Unexpected Bond….a Macaque Befriends a Cat….

Jo Jo the rescued long-tailed macaque here at the Wildlife Friends Foundation Thailand Wildlife Rescue Centre has found himself a new best friend, in the form of Alan the stray domestic cat. Little Alan appeared in the newlands area a few weeks ago and has taken up residence in the…

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