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2 Baby lorises Arrive at WFFT

This week a man brought two very young and weak infant Bengal slow lorises (Nycticebus bengalensis) into the WFFT Widlife Rescue Centre. He had heard about these animals being sold to Japanese tourists who had planned to illegally smuggle them to Japan and keep them as pets. They were purchased…

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Infant Otter Arrives at WFFT Wildlife Hospital

This week we received a telephone call from a family who wanted us to provide a new home for their pet, a 4-month-old male small-clawed otter (Amblonyx cinereus). They told that they had purchased him via an add on Facebook from a person in Trang Province, Southern Thailand. At only…

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Hedwig Take to the Sky Once Again!

Do you remember the story of Hedwig the rescued barn owl from a few weeks ago…? (full story here: https://www.wfft.org/wildlife-general/local-students-save-barn-owl-wfft-wildlife-rescue-team/). Well, after a period of specialized care from the WFFT Vet Team little Hedwig was able to spread his wings once again. We released him on the project 4 area…

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Check out Courageous Kanoon’s Amazing Progress

Kanoon, the orphan baby langur (see his story here: https://www.wfft.org/primates/primate-rescue-orphan-langur-kanoon/), is getting better and better by the day. His injuries are almost completely healed, and his appetite is huge. He has started to learn how to climb a little, under the supervision of WFFT Wildlife Hospital Vet Team, and his…

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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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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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The Release of 13 Endangered Freshwater Turtles

Last week (on the 31st of August 2017) 13 of our rescued turtles returned back to the wild. We successfully released 8 Southeast Asian box turtles (Cuora amboinensis), a Malayan snail-eating turtle (Malayemys macrocephala), and 4 giant Asian pond turtles (Heosemys grandis). Each of these species are classified as Vulnerable…

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Bowie the Baby Bear

Meet ‘Bowie’ the recently rescued Malayan sun bear (Helarctos malayanus). We received a call from a concerned local who had obtained Bowie from a hunter. They called WFFT to help, when the rescue team arrived at the house where she was being held they were shocked to see her squashed…

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