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Chinese Serow rescue

A Chinese Serow (Capricornis Milneedwardski) was found wandering on a forest trail in Kaengkrachan National park by forest rangers. The Serow, a highly endangered and under Thai law reserved species is under normal circumstances a very shy animal and would run for cover anytime it spots humans. This animal however…

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Marine Education and Conservation Center (MECC)

A project by the Wildlife Friends of Thailand Coral reef conservation and restoration, Sea Turtle and Marine Mammal protection, Education and Research.   Introduction Thailand is not only rich in biodiversity on land with its large amounts of national parks around the country; it also has a long coast line…

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Snake attacked and rescued

A very large snake was rescued from Bangkok. The reticulated Python of over 5 meters was found in the kitchen of a family in the suburbs of Bangkok. The snake scared the people in the house and they asked neighbors to help and remove the snake. After hitting on it…

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Dolphins still caught for tourist shows?

A wild Indo-Chinese Humpback Dolphin or Pink Dolphin (Sousa Chinensis) has been found at a small zoo on the island of Koh Samui, a very popular tourist destination in Thailand. The dolphin is currently being trained daily to perform shows for tourists visiting the zoo in the near future. It…

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Ostrich moves out of Bangkok

It came to our attention that a male ostrich had been abandoned in a Bangkok house after the owner had moved out. The neighbors had been feeding it over the wall every day, and for months had been trying to find a new home for him.   Moving the ostrich…

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Four Hog Badgers rescued!

The hog badger is native to Thailand’s forests and although hardly seen in the wild by most Thai people, they often live on the edges of the jungles bordering small villages. A group of four little hog badgers were taken to a temple near the rescue center after they were…

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Goodbye to Flip

On the night of the 25th of January Flip passed away in her sleep. We believe that her organs finally failed, as was inevitable due to her condition. One of the center’s first and most well-loved residents, she will be greatly missed. A farewell to Flip I first met Flip…

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