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More anger on lack of protection for wildlife

- A press release by AAA Thailand- Wildlife will not receive protection from cruelty under new Thai animal welfare laws! How many more animals in Thailand have to be sacrificed for no reason? Or wildlife in Thailand is destined to be voiceless, to have no rights to be protected and…

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WSPA still plays an ugly game

Ugly lies We all at WFFT remember very well how the World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) took credit for the hard work during the Central Thailand floods (2011) and after the Tsunami (2004-2005). Not just WFFT but also the "Thai AGA" and "Soi Dogs" were exploited by…

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Cola the bear sees the dentist!

Cola bear sees the dentist! Cola is a Malayan sunbear rescued from Kao Sukim Temple in Chanthaburi (see Animal Planet’s “Lyndal’s Lifeline” ) early 2005. Cola was rescued with 2 other bears and 12 monkeys after spending 8 years at the temple in a concrete pit. Pepsi, Sprite and Cola…

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WFFT panorama photo

Have a look around WFFT now! Supported by Little Planet (www.littleplanet.nl) we are now mapping the complete WFFT projects with panoramic photographs, so future volunteers and visitors can see what to expect when arriving at WFFT. At the same time volunteers and donors can see how many changes have been…

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Parliamentary committee meeting at WFFT rescue center

Parliamentary committee on Law, Justice and Human Rights meets at WFFT Wildlife Rescue Center On Friday the 2nd of November 2012 a parliamentary committee visited the WFFT wildlife rescue center and Elephant refuge, on invitation of the Foundation. The invitation was send by Noi and Edwin to show the work,…

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A growing trade: Monkeys sold as pets in Thailand

Internet trade of monkeys a booming business! WFFT investigation part 1 Over the last 2 years we noticed an increase of imports of monkeys into Thailand, mostly quietly shipped by air, monkeys of many different species shipped from South-Africa, Brazil, Guyana and Surinam. Most commonly traded monkeys are Marmosets, Squirrel…

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DNP overloaded with confiscated wildlife, needs funds

Translation from: MATICHON NEWSPAPER Jun 1st, 2012 “Elephant – Tiger – Bears – Birds” overflow. DNP overloaded with confiscated wildlife. The Department of National Parks and Wildlife (DNP) says it is overload with confiscated wildlife as it escalates the cost of food and health care, lacking sufficient room for the…

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WFFT requests DNA checks on confiscated animals NOW!

WFFT wants DNA checks on confiscated animals NOW! On February 27th 2012 the Wildlife Friends Foundation Thailand asked in an official letter for the urgent return of 16 wild animals that were born at the WFFT wildlife rescue center before June 2006, but were however confiscated by the Department of…

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