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20 Years Alone – Nui is Finally Freed

Meet Nui the elderly female Northern pig-tailed macaque (Macaca leonina) that has been kept in solitary confinement for a staggering 19 years. She had been given to the people that were keeping her by some friends when she was just one-year-old. She will have been poached from the wild to…

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WFFT 17th Birthday Celebrations

We recently celebrated WFFT’s 17th Anniversary with a morning blessing from the monks of Wat Phra Phutthabat Khao Luk Chang and an evening of music and food with the WFFT staff and volunteers. Here’s to another successful year. Thank you to all those that have supported our work over the…

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A Slow Loris electrocuted in Phetchaburi.

Earlier this week the Wildlife Hospital Vet Team at WFFT Centre received a phone call from the Phetchaburi Livestock Department about a Bengal Slow Loris who had been electrocuted. Luckily this was on the rescue teams way back and they were able to make a slight detour and pick up…

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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

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2 Weak Lorises Arrive at WFFT

A few days ago two very weak and emaciated Sunda slow lorises (Nycticebus coucang) were brought into the WFFT Wildlife Hospital for urgent treatment by their owner. The lorises in question had been kept as pets for the last year after they were given to the lady by a family…

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UPDATE — Indian Star Tortoises

Remember the Indian star tortoises (Geochelone elegans) dumped at the temple a few weeks ago? (see full story here: Have a look their new temporary home and the care they are receiving by the staff at the WFFT Wildlife Rescue Centre. We are closely monitoring their health, once they…

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The Next Big Step for Songkran

Northern pig-tailed macaque Songkran has gone through her quarantine stage and has now moved next to a field where 12 other young macaques live. This is the next step in her rehabilitation, we hope that in time she will once again learn how to behave like a real monkey. So…

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Endangered Elongated Tortoises Saved

A few days ago two endangered elongated tortoises (Indotestudo elongata), a female and a male were brought into the WFFT Wildlife Rescue by a concerned local who bought them from a person who found them in the forest and wanted to eat them. After a health check, they were taken…

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Cosmo’s Family on the Move…

A few days ago white-handed gibbons (Hylobates lar) Cosmo and Bridget, and their 3 offspring, Fino, Picasso and Milano moved to WFFT’s biggest Gibbon Rehabilitation Island ‘Island 8’. Our Gibbon Rehabilitation Islands provide a perfect naturalistic environment for gibbons that we rescue and aim to return back to the wild.…

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And Another One… Baby Boon Ma Arrives

Over the last few weeks we have seen a huge influx in wild animals in need of help particularly primates. Since the 1st of March we have rescued 33 animals, most of which are not release candidates so will require life-long care at the WFFT Wildlife Rescue Centre. Earlier today…

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