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Coaly the Asian Koel Arrives

Meet ‘Coaly’ the Asian koel (Eudynamys scolopaceus malayana), he was brought into the Wildlife Friends Foundation Wildlife Thailand Rescue Centre last week after the lady that had ‘rescued’ him, as a very small chick had decided she could not provide him with proper care. After spending the first months of…

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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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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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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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Two Rather Small Animals Arrive at WFFT

Yesterday two rather small animals arrived at the WFFT Wildlife Hospital for emergency treatment. A male common tree shrew (Tupaia glis), was brought from Bangkok by some concerned residents after it was found unable to move in a garden, and a male green bee-eater (Merops orientalis) was found in Cha-am…

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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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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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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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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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Back to the Wild, Run Free Little One…

You may remember the story of a Trapped ‘Pest’ - Sub-adult long-tailed macaque from last month? This young female macaque had a ruff start to life after almost being killed as a perceived ‘pest’. She arrived at WFFT last month with some severe injuries to her abdominal area after being…

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Slow Loris Found in Bangkok Arrives at WFFT

Last week the team at Thai Animal Guardians Association called WFFT for help with a slow loris that had been found on the outskirts of Bangkok in the garden of a member of the public. The WFFT Team headed up to Bangkok to collect the loris and bring him back…

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