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The beginning of the End….

Today was the first day of the official confiscations of all the tigers from the Tiger Temple Thailand. After years and years of fighting for justice the time has finally come. Thailand’s DNP, the Kanchanaburi Provincial Police, the Thai armed forces and, WFFT and other Thai NGO’s were there to…

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Injured Infant Owl Brought in for Treatment

An injured juvenile collared scops owl (Otus lettia) has been brought into the WFFT Wildlife Hospital after being found injured by one of our staff at the side of a road. He has a broken wing and broken leg. He is under treatment at the WFFT Wildlife Hospital, we will…

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Update – Jaw the Elderly Macaque

Jaw the elderly female Northern pig-tailed macaque (Macaca leonina) was rescued just over three weeks ago after spending the last 15 years of her life in solitary confinement at a temple in Northern Thailand. After a health check was performed on Jaw it was found that she had a large…

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Update – Piak and Makood Become Great Friends…

Recently rescued orphaned baby monkeys Piak, the dusky langur, and Makood, the long-tailed macaque have become firm friends. They are two of our youngest residents, being infant primates they require round the clock care from our dedicated team. During the day they have time to play together, even though they…

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Miracles Really Do Happen…!!!

You may remember the rescue this seriously injured macaque. She was saved by a villager who had found her face down in a swampy mangrove forest almost dead. The WFFT Wildlife Rescue Team managed to save this little soul. See the full rescue story here http://bit.ly/1TwTpFR After spending almost 2…

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The Many Faces of Maggie

Maggie has been with us for almost two and half months. Here are some photos of Maggie from yesterday posing for the camera. See her rescue story here http://bit.ly/1SPFwaB

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Dog Attack Long-tailed Macaque Returns Home

Last week the WFFT Vet team went out to rescue an injured male long-tailed macaque that had been attacked by a pack of dogs and had sustained some minor injuries. He was brought to the WFFT Wildlife Rescue Centre for treatment. The long-tailed macaque is listed as Least Concern (LC)…

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WFFT 15th Birthday Celebrations

Yesterday staff and volunteer celebrated the 15th anniversary of the Wildlife Friends Foundation Thailand. Here are some pictures from the morning merit making and offerings to the monks of Khao Lok Chang Temple and the evening party we had with staff, volunteers and long term supporters of WFFT. Thank you…

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Asiatic Soft Shell Turtle Rescued

Meet ‘Dobby’ the Southeast Asian soft-shell turtle (Amyda cartilaginea) who was rescued a few days ago. We received a call from a concerned local who had found him making his way through her garden within a busy urban area in Hua Hin. The concerned local picked him up and placed…

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Rest in Peace

A few days we received a call from a concerned man who had found a severely injured macaque lying in the middle of one of the busiest highways in Thailand. This brave man got out of his car and stopped the traffic to prevent the monkey colliding with any more…

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Infant Long-tailed Macaque Rescued

We received a call from person who had recently acquired a very young infant long-tailed macaque (Macaca fascicularis) after her mother had been killed by hunters. The person in question has decided that keeping a wild animal as pet was not a good idea and asked us for help. Let…

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Another Special Soul is Lost

Yesterday we received a call from a concerned local man about a long-tailed macaque (Macaca fascicularis) that had been found by the side a busy road within a highly populated industrial area in Cha-am close to the WFFT Wildlife Rescue Centre. The compassionate local that found her thought she had…

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