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Rescued – Maisie the Electrocuted Macaque

Some of you may have seen the video of little Maisie the juvenile long-tailed macaque (Macaca fascicularis) that we rescued yesterday. Here is her rescue story and the photographs from her rescue, and the initial health check and veterinary treatment at the WFFT Wildlife Hospital. Yesterday morning, we received a…

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Mr. Big is Finally Freed from Chains

Yesterday we received a telephone call about a young male Northern pig-tailed macaque (Macaca leonina) that was being kept at a temple not far far away for the WFFT Wildlife Rescue Centre. They had been keeping this macaque since he was a very small baby after he was dumped there as…

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Rescued — Electrocution Victim

A few days ago we received a call from some concerned locals that had found a male long-tailed macaque (Macaca fascicularis) next to a busy road, he had been electrocuted and had fallen to the ground. The team headed out to help this monkey, he was taken straight back to…

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Monkey Madness, as 17 Macaques get a New Home

Here at WFFT we continuously strive to create wonderful habitats for our rescued inhabitants. This week the construction of a new open top macaque field was completed allowing us to start to relocate some of our long-term resident macaque troops around, creating new exciting enriching environments for them. The ‘Baby…

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Bandit’s Troop is on the Move

Five very special long-term residents get a new home. Rescued macaques Mocha, Ta Phet, Bandit, Jimmy and Jupiter, have all just moved into a newly refurbished habitat. These orphans all have their own remarkable stories as to why they were rescued, although Bandit is probably the most well known macaque…

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Rescued – A Tiny Baby Macaque Arrives at WFFT

Meet ‘Mongkood’ (English: Crown) the very small infant northern pig-tailed macaque (Macaca leonina). He was rescued 2 days ago after being kept as a pet for a very short period of time. We estimate that this little one is no older than 2 months. Sadly, he will have been poached…

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Macaques on the Move…

Here at the WFFT Wildlife Rescue Centre in Thailand we continue to strive to provide the best captive environments for our permanent residents, many of which are rescued macaques. This involves creating new exciting captive habitats for the animals in our care. In recent weeks we have been refurbishing some…

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2 Monkeys Arrive for Emergency Surgery.

Yesterday we received a report of a badly injured adult female long-tailed macaque (Macaca fascicularis) that was in need of rescue at a Buddhist temple around 1-hour drive from the WFFT Wildlife Rescue Centre. The WFFT Wildlife Rescue Team headed out straight away to help this monkey. Upon arrival to…

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Injured Long-tailed Macaque Saved

A few days ago we got reports of a severely injured adult male long-tailed macaque (Macaca fascicularis) that had something caught around his right arm. The team headed out to help the monkey who was located at a temple around an hour from WFFT. The WFFT Rescue Team managed to…

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Long-tailed Macaque Returns Home

After spending 4 weeks at the WFFT Wildlife Hospital receiving treatment and recovering after being hit by a car, this adult male long-tailed macaque (Macaca fascicularis) made a full recovery and has now returned home. He was released back to the wild yesterday to a protected area close to the…

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Dog Attack Macaque Rescued – Hua Hin

Last week we received numerous reports via social media of an adult male long-tailed macaque (Macaca fascicularis) that had been found lying in a busy road, underneath exposed power lines close to Hua Hin city. The WFFT Wildlife Rescue Team headed out immediately to try and save the monkey. Upon…

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Freedom for this one after 5 years being kept as a pet

Yesterday the WFFT Wildlife Rescue Team headed out to rescue an unwanted pet female long-tailed macaque (Macaca fascicularis). We received a call from the owner who had suffered from a stroke and was unable to take care of her anymore. We have named her Wan Jai (Sweet heart) as the…

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Road Traffic Accident Macaque Arrives for Urgent Treatment

Five days ago a seriously injured adult male long-tailed macaque (Macaca fascicularis) arrived at the WFFT Wildlife Rescue Hospital for urgent treatment. He was brought to WFFT by a local police division after being hit by a speeding vehicle during a road clearance for an official visit in the area,…

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