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Happy 1st Birthday Princess!!!

We recently celebrated baby Princesses (Pin's) 1st birthday with a festivity of balloons, mountains of fresh fruit and an expertly carved bamboo birthday cake. Pin, her mother Pun and her two ever attentive aunties; Kaew Petch and La Ong Dao went into the grassland area of the WFFT Elephant Refuge…

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Jarvis the otter arrives at WFFT

'Jarvis' a female oriental small-clawed otter has been handed over to WFFT. Her owner purchased her a year ago from a captive breeder and decided to find a more suitable home. After researching various locations in Thailand they decided that WFFT would be the best place for Jarvis to socialize…

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The orangutans are almost home!!!

The time is almost here for 14 confiscated orangutans to finally be returned home to Indonesia. The animals have been held for almost 7 years after being confiscated from private zoos in southern Thailand. Wildlife Friends Foundation Thailand, founded by Edwin Wiek, have campaigned heavily, fighting for their repatriation and…

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We have a bear cub

  WFFT does not encourage or promote the unnecessary breeding of captive wildlife however accidents do occasionally happen. Many of you may know the rescued Malayan sun bears Kaka and Gallamair, they have been at our rescue centre for around six years and had been living together since they were…

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The bears in LAOS need your help!

Laos Wildlife Rescue Center presents you with an un-BEAR-lievable volunteer opportunity! Have you ever wanted to see instant results from your donated time or money volunteering? Are you up for a challenge and want to be part of something really special, which will radically change the lives of some very…

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Muntjac rescue at WFFT hospital

Broken leg A red muntjac baby was brought in to the WFFT wildlife hospital today, with a broken leg. The little guy was found near a road and was probably hit by a car. Currently we are treating him and feeding him milk, grass and vegetables awaiting the healing process.

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Otter Rescue on Koh Samui!

Escaped otter bitten by dog WFFT received a phone call from long-term WFFT supporter and Samui snake rescuer "Phil". A small clawed otter was found on the island of Koh Samui that was attacked by a dog and had severe injuries to her neck. Phil immediately took the poor little…

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Before and after rescue!

Is our work really needed? We received some questions and remarks from some people why we think our wildlife rescue work is important. Some large international organisations like them feel that there is no need for wildlife rescue centers... We at WFFT believe that without the exsistence of wildlife rescue…

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Tiger temple update

  Illegal wildlife found and tigers gone missing at the tiger temple   Over the past 8 weeks many stories were published about the tiger temple in the international and local Thai media. Many people have written to the WFFT over these last weeks as some media coverage in English…

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WFFT goes to the rescue in Laos!

NOTIFICATION January 21st, 2015 The Wildlife Friends Foundation Thailand (WFFT) is proud to announce that from today we are actively involved with the “Laos wildlife rescue center” as a part of the Lao zoo, Vientiane in the Laos PDR. The Lao zoo is owned by the Ministry of defence of…

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hog badger rescue

A female hog badger (Arctonyx collaris) was found chained up at the house of a farmer. The farmer had found the hog badger a few days ago and tried to feed it, but the animal continued to loose weight and strength. Once the badger refused any food or water the…

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Moving gibbons in to the trees

Gibbon group out of the cage A small group of (5) gibbons has moved out of the cage at the project1 site to the newest gibbon field on the “project 3 New lands”. All gibbons that were rescued several years ago are now swinging from tree to tree and sleep…

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Wildlife trader and butcher’s house raided

Village leader tipped of and makes a run An ex-deputy village chief's (Mr Arom Somngern) house has been raided by Thai military after complaints were several times lodged against this man. The military informed police that they were to raid the house of this man were they found several killed…

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