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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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Elderly Pig-tailed Macaque Comes to WFFT

Jaw the elderly female Northern pig-tailed macaque (Macaca leonina) has arrived at the WFFT Wildlife Rescue Centre. She has spent the last 15 years of her life in solitary confinement at a temple in Northern Thailand after being taken in and cared for by monks. We were alerted to her…

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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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Rescued Macaque ‘Joe’ Update

We have been overwhelmed with praise and support concerning the very special elderly Assamese macaque (Macaca assamensis) ‘Joe’, he was rescued 2 weeks ago from the deplorable conditions where he had spent 25 years of his life. Each day he is becoming more and more confident, trying more new exciting…

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Another Victim of the Wildlife Pet Trade

And here we go again, another Bengal slow loris (Nycticebus bengalensis) cruelly captured from the wild becomes a failed unwanted pet. The loris in question was caught from the wild as an adult and then placed in the small barren cage you see in the photographs, he probably spent numerous…

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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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