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Paralyzed Pet Slow Loris Surrendered

  Paralyzed Pet Slow Loris Surrendered This is ‘Koo Koo’ a juvenile Bengal slow loris (Nycticebus bengalensis) that has spent the first part of his life confined to a tiny cage after being purchased as an exotic pet. Koo Koo arrived at the WFFT Wildlife Hospital a few days ago,…

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Moving Time for 17 Rescued Macaques

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. Firstly, we…

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Christmas Day was not so joyful for this little one

(WARNING: Some of you may find the images in this post rather graphic) On Christmas day morning the WFFT Rescue Team headed out on an urgent rescue of an electrocution victim. We received a telephone call from a veterinary clinic in Phetchaburi that had received a severely injured juvenile long-tailed…

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3 Rescued Infant Macaques Arrive at WFFT

Meet WFFT's newest arrivals ‘Mizaru’ (Miz), ‘Kikazaru’ (Kik), and ‘Iwazar’ (Iwa), named after the three wise monkeys. They are infant long-tailed macaques (Macaca fascicularis) all between the ages of 6-12 months old. They have had a rather tough start to life. All three were rescued by a long-term supporter of…

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Stump-tailed Macaque Released from Chains

  Meet ‘Yaya’ the 3-year-old stump-tailed macaque (Macaca arctoides) who was rescued a few days ago from a tourist area close to Hua Hin. Its been a long road to rescue for this special little monkey. Six months ago the WFFT Rescue Team headed out to investigate her case, after…

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Back Home for this Big Boy

You may remember the story of this severely injured macaque that we rescued a few weeks ago? After spending some time under the care of the WFFT Vet Team he made a full recovery from his ordeal and the decision was made to return him home. See his rescue story…

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Electrocuted Juvenile Long-tailed Macaque Rescued

The WFFT Wildlife Rescue Team received a call from some concerned locals that had found a young female long-tailed macaque (Macaca fascicularis) that had been electrocuted and had fallen to the ground. The team headed straight out to help this little monkey. During the initial health check no visible signs…

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Knife Attack Long-tailed Macaque Rescued

A friend of WFFT called us about a severely injured macaque that she had seen in an area close to Bangkok where she helps care for a large group of urban macaques. The monkey in question was covered in wounds and in need of emergency medical treatment. The WFFT Rescue…

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Update – Mam and Willem Move to New Home

Two very special residents of the WFFT Wildlife Rescue Centre have progressed further in their new lives free from exploitation and abuse. Elderly resident long-tailed macaques (Macaca fascicularis) ‘Mam’ and Willem’ have moved into a large open field where they are now living in a more natural setting, with ample…

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Update – Rescued Orphan Baby Monkeys

Over the last few months we have seen an increase in th numebr of infant primates in need of rescue after their parents were likely poached and they were then sold on as pets. See here infant long-tailed macaques, 'Makood' and 'Poobai', and infant dusky langur, 'Pangpon'. The monkeys still…

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Capuchin ‘Chino’ Moves to New Home

Many of you will know and love our elderly wedge-capped capuchin (Cebus olivaceus) monkey ‘Chino’. Chino has been with us for just over three years after being rescued from a dilapidated zoo in Bangkok with many other animals. His old age of 33 years, and many the years he endured…

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Run Free Little One…..!!!!!

There was a happy ending for the electrocuted long-tailed macaque we rescued two weeks ago. After a week under the care of the WFFT Vet Team this special little monkey has been returned home after his terrible ordeal. He made an astonishing recovery with his burns healing very rapidly. He…

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Another Orphan Arrives at WFFT….

Yesterday we had yet another addition to the growing number of orphaned infants at the WFFT Wildlife Rescue Centre. A family drove 12 hours from southern Thailand to seek care and hand over a 7-month old female langur that they had been keeping as a pet. She had begun to…

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Rogue Long-tailed Macaque Relocated

A few days ago we were called out to the aid of an adult male long-tailed macaque (Macaca fascicularis) by the local livestock department. They had received the monkey the day before from some local people who had found him wandering far from forest his home. The WFFT Vet Team…

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What a difference a week makes….

The male long-tailed macaque rescued a week ago along with two others that sadly did not make it, is doing so well. He is recovering faster than any of us could imagine. We plan to release him back to the wild in the coming weeks once he is fully recovered.…

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