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Freedom Becomes her as this Macaque is Removed from Chains

A few days ago the WFFT Wildlife Rescue Team again headed south to one of Thailand’s many islands on a mission to rescue a monkey in desperate need of help. After receiving reports from Philip Brook of the Samui snake and wildlife rescue about a young female northern pig tailed macaque (Macaca…

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Rescued Wild Pig Surgery

Last week we rescued a family of wild pigs from central Bangkok. The adult female pig who has now been named ‘Bussaba’ which means flower in English, she had numerous injuries which required veterinary treatment, so the day after her arrival the WFFT Vet Team sedated her and treated her…

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Dog Attack Long-tailed Macaque Rescued and Released

A few days ago some concerned locals brought a juvenile male long-tailed macaque (Macaca fascicularis) into the WFFT Wildlife Hospital for urgent treatment. He had been attacked by a feral dog close to the area in which he was living in Phetchaburi. Attacks on wild animals by feral dogs and…

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Joe rescued from a dark hell

(ภาษาไทยด้านล่าง) Every now and then we might have mixed feelings about our work, ourselves or the world we live in. This last Tuesday was one of those days for me, Edwin, founder of WFFT. On Sunday evening I received an email from a concerned foreigner who lives in Bangkok. He…

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Seriously Injured Pregnant Macaque Rescued

Yesterday we received a call about a seriously injured female long-tailed macaque (Macaca fascicularis) in a coastal area in Phetachburi. She had fallen from a tree into the muddy water under a mangrove forest in which she lives. A villager found her unable to breath with her face under the…

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Rescue of spectacled langur baby

The WFFT mobile wildlife rescue team was again contacted over the last weekend to help out a few unfortunate wild animals. The first victim of the illegal wildlife trade and hunt this weekend was "Piak" a very young spectacled langur baby. Piak has been living in the jungles of Ranong…

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Another Victim Destined for the Pet Trade Rescued

Yesterday we received a call from a long term supporter of our work from the Fishing Cat Research and Conservation Project. She had had a report from a person who had rescued a Bengal slow loris (Nycticebus bengalensis) that had been recently trapped and poached from the forest and was…

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Oscar the Otter Arrives at WFFT

Yesterday morning we received a call from a lady who claimed to have found a young otter near to the Chatuchak Weekend Markets in Bangkok. She asked us for help, as she wanted the otter to have a good home and proper care. The rescue team headed out to collect…

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Job Opening at WFFT

We are seeking a highly motivated individual for a newly opened position at the WFFT Wildlife Rescue Centre Thailand. ***Volunteer Office Manager/Wildlife Volunteer Coordinator*** Job Description The successful applicant will be managing the volunteer coordinator office, processing volunteer applications and preparing them for their time at WFFT, liaising with volunteer…

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Two Special Monkeys Freed from a Life in Chains… Part 2.

Over the last two days the WFFT rescue team has been out investigating numerous reports of wild animals being kept in deplorable conditions. Thankfully the rescue team were able to rescue two very special primates, ‘Tuk’ the female dusky langur (Trachypithecus obscurus) and, ‘Khai Liam’ the male stump-tailed macaque (Macaca…

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Two Special Monkeys Freed from a Life in Chains… Part 1.

Over the last two days the WFFT rescue team has been out investigating numerous reports of wild animals being kept in deplorable conditions. Thankfully the rescue team were able to rescue two very special primates, ‘Tuk’ the female dusky langur (Trachypithecus obscurus) and, ‘Khai Liam’ the male stump-tailed macaque (Macaca…

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Update on the Tiger Temple Confiscations

The current confiscation of the illegally held tigers at Thailand’s Tiger Temple is becoming more and more peculiar. It has been proven on numerous occasions that the Tiger Temple has been involved in the illegal trade of at least three tigers. It has been confirmed that these three tigers disappeared…

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