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Meet Ging-go the Leopard Cat

Meet Ging-go the 1-year-old male leopard Cat (Prionailurus bengalensis). He has ben kept as a pet for the last year, his owner was unable to keep him and take him to her new home so has asked us to help him. He was initially given to her as a surplus…

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Sickly Baby Langur arrives at WFFT for Treatment

A few days ago a baby dusky langur (Trachypithecus obscurus) was brought into WFFT by people who had acquired him as a pet only 10 days prior. He was very sick and had been vomiting for the time they had being keeping him, they wanted our vet team to treat…

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Another Successful Primate Relocation

We received a call about a rogue male long-tailed macaque (Macaca fascicularis) that had been found inside a hotel in Hua Hin. The staff were scared of his presence, worried he was going to attack and injure someone. In an attempt to scare him away they began using a sling…

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Dusky Langur Rescued and Released

A few days ago we received a call from the Kasetsart University Veterinary Hospital in Hua Hin about a wild dusky langur (Trachypithecus obscurus) that had been brought to them by a human rescue NGO in Pranburi after being found ‘lost’ in a hotel in central Pranburi, far from its…

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Two Otters and a Civet Arrive at WFFT

A few days ago more unwanted pet wild animals arrived at the WFFT Wildlife Rescue Centre, one male and one female Asian small-clawed otters (Aonyx cinereus) and a male common palm civet (Paradoxurus hermaphroditus). These animals had been purchased by the owner two years’ prior, the owner had decided that…

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Meet Chico the Orangutan

Earlier last week we received a call from an ‘owner’ of an unwanted pet ‘monkey’. They had asked the WFFT Team to meet them and discuss rehoming this monkey. Our founder Edwin headed out with a member of staff 2 days ago to discuss with the owners over a cup…

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Eric the Elongated Tortoise Rescued

A few days ago a large male elongated tortoise (Indotestudo elongate) was brought into the WFFT Wildlife Hospital after being found in a garden within a heavily population urban area close to WFFT.   The elongated tortoise is listed as Endangered (EN) by the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species,…

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Barn Owl Rescued and Released

Last week some concerned locals found a common barn-owl (Tyto alba) by the side of a busy high-way very weak and unable to fly. He was brought into to the WFFT Wildlife Rescue Centre for treatment, after being given a health check by the vets it was found that he…

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Run Wild Little Ones – 6 Slow Lorises Return Home….

Yesterday we said goodbye to some short-term residents of the WFFT Wildlife Rescue, 6 ‘recently’ rescued Bengal slow lorises (Nycticebus bengalensis). Each of which had been rescued after being caught from the wild with the intention of them being sold into the illegal wildlife tourism industry or illegal pet trade.…

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Another Raptor in need of Treatment

Last week we received a call from one of WFFT’s long-term supporters who had found a raptor in her garden very weak and unable to fly. Upon arrival the bird was identified as a juvenile shikra (Accipiter badius). It seems that he may have lost his way after being injured.…

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Dobby Goes Home

Remember Dobby the Asiatic softshell turtle..? He came to WFFT a month ago after being found in someones garden. He has spent a month at the WFFT Wildlife Hospital getting ready to head back to the wild. Two days ago he did just that, he was taken to protected lake…

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Siamese Crocodile Rescued

A few days ago we received a call from a lady who had a rather dangerous unwanted pet, a 3-year-old Siamese crocodile (Crocodylus siamensis), the WFFT Rescue Team headed out to investigate. The lady who had the crocodile told us that it was given to her son 3 years ago…

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Breaking News from the Tiger Temple!!!

The hideous practices of the Tiger Temple have been further highlighted by this mornings dreadful discovery. Authorities found freezers full of dead animals including 40 tiger cubs, a bear, a binturong and many other animals body parts. These animals were never registered with the authorities and who knows how the…

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Tiger Temple Update 31/5/2016

This morning at 06:00AM the DNP will continue the sedation and moving of the tigers from the tiger temple. A total of 7 tigers were moved yesterday and have arrived around 8PM at the centre of the government. To make it very clear and in reply to many questions asked…

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