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Wild Piglet Arrives for Urgent Treatment

A young infant Eurasian wild pig (Sus scrofa) arrived at the WFFT Wildlife Rescue Centre for urgent treatment after being found in the garden of a local resident only 4km away for our centre. The young female piglet is approximately 3 months old, she had been viciously attacked by a…

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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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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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Update – Paralyzed Slow Loris ‘Chin’

Do you remember little ‘Chin’ the paralyzed slow loris? He arrived at the WFFT Wildlife Hospital in July this year. Since then he has been having daily physiotherapy sessions with the WFFT Vet Team and receiving a proper supplemented diet. He has started to move around more and more each…

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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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Education is the Key

This week we again welcomed numerous groups of school students from NIST International School in Bangkok. The students visited the WFFT Wildlife Rescue Centre, had guided educational tours around the centre, and completed educational quizes. We look forward to seeing next years students.

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Back to the Wild – 2 Slow Lorises Returned Home

After spending a short time under observation at the WFFT Wildlife Rescue Centre two Bengal slow lorises (Nycticebus bengalensis) were returned back to the wild a few days ago. The Bengal Slow Loris is listed as Vulnerable (VU) by the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Sadly, illegal trading and…

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Back to the Islands they go…

The rain that fell in last years’ rainy season was not enough to keep the WFFT lake full of water all year round so a few months ago we had to relocate the gibbons from the Gibbon Rehabilitation Islands into the main WFFT Wildlife Rescue Centre. Thankfully this year the…

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It was a sad day for us all….

Please note that this story may cause distress to some readers but I think it is necessary to show that every day work of wildlife rescuers is not always what one would hope. A few days ago we received three telephone calls within the space of an hour from people…

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Back to the Wild for these two Beautiful Boys

After spending some time under the specialist care and treatment of our team at the WFFT Wildlife Rescue Centre these two lucky long-tailed macaques returned home recently after arriving at WFFT with severe injuries. Both macaques made a full recovery so it was time to send them home. See their…

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Slow Loris Rescued Before Being Eaten

A Bengal slow loris (Nycticebus bengalensis) was borught into WFFT a few days ago after being rescued by some local people. They had been out fishing and saw some people with a wild loris they had poached and had planned to eat it. They purchased the loris for 400.00 THB…

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Monkey Slaves Removed from Chains

Yesterday the WFFT Rescue Team headed out to an urgent call about two young male Northern pig-tailed macaques (Macaca leonina) that were ‘no longer needed' by their owners. The two macaques in question were being kept on the 5th floor of a hotel in a city about an hour from…

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