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Welcome to Schnibble the Hornbill

Last week we received a phone call from the Hua Hin Kasetsart Animal Hospital about an injured female Oriental Pied Hornbill (Anthracoceros albirostris). The poor bird had been 'found' by a domestic dog who brought it to the home of his owners. The bird could not fly properly so was…

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Welcome to “the oldest gibbon in the world”!

Let’s introduce you to Burma, our new pileated gibbon (Hylobates pileatus) resident.The pileated gibbon is listed as endangered by IUCN. He is 38 years old!! which is a very impressive age for these apes! Usually, in captivity, the maximum age for this gibbon species is 34 years! Burma’s owner, took…

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Jeng Jones The WFFT Menagerie

The WFFT recently got a call from the Kasetsart University In Hua Hin who wanted help with a young female Long Tailed Macaque that had been brought in for emergency surgery. Jeng, as she had been named, had been attacked by another macaque on the beach in Hua Hin. She…

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Celine gets a new Home!

Recently a human rescue team from Phetchaburi contacted the WFFT rescue team about an Iguana they had to take off someone’s hands.This Female Adult of 4 or maybe 5 years old, who’s been called Celine was previously kept as a pet. Iguanas have became very popular as pets. They are…

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Life of Bryan…

Yesterday morning some local people brought a very badly injured Burmese Python (Python Bivittatus) to the WFFT Wildlife Hospital for urgent veterinary treatment. The python in question was found by the side of a road with a huge laceration along his body, some of his organs were exposed. They caught…

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SPIDER LORIS – Chin!!!

Have a look at Chin the disabled slow loris, who after daily physiotherapy sessions with the WFFT Vet Team and receiving a proper diet since his rescue, has been reborn as a real super hero!!! See his arrival story here http://bit.ly/2e0m8L6      

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Successful Monkey Rescue and Release

Last week we received a call for help from a team of people who help a troop of urban long-tailed macaques (Macaca fascicularis) in the city of Bangkok. They had found a sub-adult male on the floor unable to move after he had fallen from a tree. The monkey carers…

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Veterinary Ophthalmologist makes a special visit to WFFT

Over the last week Dr. Claudia Hartley, the Head of Ophthalmology at the Bristol Veterinary School has been working with the WFFT Vet Team. Claudia is specialist in Veterinary Ophthalmology and has kindly shared some of her exceptional knowledge and experience with our team. We have been examining the eyes…

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Orphaned Monkey ‘Jao Khun’ Arrives

Yesterday we welcomed a very young male long-tailed macaque (Macaca fascicularis) to the WFFT Wildlife Rescue Centre. A few days ago we got a telephone call from someone who had been keeping him as a pet for 3 weeks after finding him in the Sireerukachart Botanical Garden, in Nakhon Pathom…

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What’s that…? A Monkey in a Classroom…?

Yesterday we were called out to a monkey in urgent need of help. A wild adult male long-tailed macaque (Macaca fascicularis) had found refuge in a classroom of primary school after being electrocuted on exposed power lines. The school called us for help so the WFFT Wildlife Rescue Team headed…

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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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Rescued – Brahminy Kite

A few days ago a brahminy kite (Haliastur indus) was brought into the WFFT Wildlife Rescue Centre after the owners felt he needed a more suitable home. We were informed by the owner that they had found the kite on the ground close to their house when he was a…

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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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