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A Big Step for Mali!

Remember Mali, a female long-tailed macaque rescued last month (full story here: https://www.wfft.org/wildlife-general/rescued-pet-mali-arrives-wfft-centre/), well, after a stay in our quarantine area (where all of our residents make a temporary stay) for observation and to adjust to her new environment, she has been moved to the side enclosure of the big…

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A Miracle of Life on Island 10 in Project 4

Earlier last week, one of our precious residents, a blonde white-handed gibbon who has been happily living with her partner on a gibbon island at WFFT's Project 4, gave birth. April (find her full story here: www.wfft.org/primates/four-new-primates-in-april/) in now a first time mommy! Despite the fact she arrived when she…

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A World of Discovery for Little Pearl!

Here is an update on little Pearl, the orphan macaque who was handed over to WFFT just last week. We assume she is still missing her mother but she is surprisingly settling in well with her new surrogate parents at the WFFT Wildlife Hospital. She loves to cuddle her teddies…

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Ooo arrives at WFFT

A year and a half ago, a male long-tailed macaque (Macaca fascicularis) named Ooo (regarding the sounds he is making) was 'adopted' by a local family. They got Ooo after his mother had died. The poor orphan monkey would have been a similar age to Pearl when he was taken…

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A New Home for Maggie & Chico

WFFT's rescued great apes Maggie and Chico are on the move 2018! Since their arrival in 2016 they have been going to forest school sessions in the Khao Luk Chang Temple forest close to the WFFT Wildlife Rescue Centre. As they become larger and get closer to adulthood we must…

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Rescuing Wildlife, the Harsh Reality…

Recently the WFFT Wildlife Hospital Rescue Team were called by a local woman working at Khao Yoi Temple about a female long-tailed macaque who fell from a tree and could not move. The macaque in question had a young infant so the situation was even more urgent. When the Rescue…

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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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Time for Otters Mission Again!

Once again, the "Otter Aqua park" at our Newland otter habitat had its grand spring-clean! One of the rare special projects that combines Wildlife Volunteers and Elephant Refuge Volunteers. On a very hot sunny day, the general mood was really good and smiles were on every face. Lots of fun…

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Loridzillas strike at WFFT!

A few days ago 2 new residents, Ling-Ling & La La arrived at the WFFT Wildlife Rescue Centre. These rather large Bengal slow lorises (Nycticebus bengalensis) were previously kept as pets. The first owners were Russian ex-pats who had illegally purchased them. They initially had a male and female (Ling-Ling),…

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As one leaves, another arrives – A very sad reality!

After the successful release of Rosy last week (http://bit.ly/2DTSjHu), we received a phone call from the Phetchaburi Livestock Department. This time it is a male long-tailed macaque (Macaca fascicularis) who had been found on the side of the road, probably hit by a car and who could not use his…

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