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New Year, New Friends!

We rescued Harriette a few weeks ago and have since paired her with Lucky. Before they met, Harriette would scream and scream until someone came to check on her. She would then try to grab us through her enclosure. Now that she is with Lucky, she is a lot quieter…

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WFFT 2018 RECAP

2018 was a big year for WFFT. We rescued 4 elephants, hundreds of wildlife, released hundreds more, built new enclosures for our orangutans and macaques, and secured 13 acres for future projects. We couldn’t have done any of this without our donors, sponsors, volunteers, guests, and dedicated staff. Thank you…

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Volunteer Profile: Ngaire from Australia

WFFT hosts vibrant volunteers from all over the world! Last week, we met Ngaire who brought some fresh ideas for enrichments which we gave our elephants, orangutans, and bears. Our volunteers took burlap sacks and stuffed them with honey glazed hay and bamboo segments filled with peanuts, pellets, and leaves.…

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Lodge Experience

Calum Currie, a recent WFFT lodge guest and visual artist, made a video for us that beautifully captures the spirit of WFFT! If you can't stay for a week+ as a volunteer, this is what you may see on one of our guided tours or eco-lodge stays. https://youtu.be/C_G8CgnZkzk

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Weekly Roundup (Oct 16 – 31, 2018)

These highlights include the emergency rescue of a gorgeous white-thighed langur, an injured pregnant macaque, the repair of a fractured turtle shell, elephant wound care, bears feasting on honeycombs, and silly hospital infants. Enjoy! https://youtu.be/E5hghsiekis

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Foodtruck Frenzy!

This is how much produce it takes to feed 600+ animals every 4 days! We buy human grade fruits and greens from a local farmer's market and provide a diverse range of flavors and balanced diets to all in our care. Check out our volunteers unloading the foodtruck! https://youtu.be/leXhb2E9P4A

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Live a Wild Life!

Live a wild life! We are in need of wildlife volunteers for the next few months so please come out, give us a hand, and tell your friends about us! https://youtu.be/5FhKZJQK9IQ

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Bear Enclosure Cleanup

We are eternally grateful to our many dedicated volunteers who help us keep WFFT running smoothly. Check out our volunteers clearing a large bear enclosure, usually home to 6 sun and 2 Asiatic black bears. Our enrichment team also set up a new hammock for them. We had a good…

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Spring-cleaning for some exigent and messy little ones

Rescuing, caring, offering medical support, feeding and of course cleaning are part of the WFFT everyday life. Our volunteers are always happy to contribute to this mission. An appropriate and clean environment is as essential for the well-being of our residents as appropriate food or care! Recently the Centre's Baby…

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Big Lake in Project 4 Gets Cleared

The lakes in our Project 4 elephant enclosures often become too overgrown with plants so we clear it on a monthly basis. In this particular case, we focused on the lake around a new gibbon island where a family of four endangered white handed gibbons were recently relocated. Because gibbons…

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Honey Bamboo!

The least we can say is that our bears are more than bearly gourmets ! Our Wildlife Staff and volunteers know this ! Each day, in addition to their regular food, they have enrichments, like all the rescued animals of the WFFT center. Here to stimulated them and encourage their…

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Work, work, work, work….

Without our volunteers WFFT would have to find outside help to care for all the animals we rescue. 100's of fresh meals are prepared every single day by our dedicated hard working volunteers. Be part of the action, take a look here www.wildlifevolunteer.org.

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