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WFFT Highlights – January 2019

Here are some of the highlights at WFFT this January. Watch 2 otters play when they were finally paired. They had been acclimating to each other in adjacent enclosures for some time. When the tunnels were opened, they couldn’t contain their excitement and immediately took off to romp together. Two…

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Temple Rescue Update

WFFT conducted a massive rescue of 105 animals (wild and domestic) from a Rayong Province temple 5 months ago. Larissa Viravaidya Stillman was one of many concerned locals who reported the horrific conditions at this temple. We were concerned that the empty cages might get filled up with new neglected…

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New Year, New Friends!

We rescued Harriette a few weeks ago and have since paired her with Lucky. Before they met, Harriette would scream and scream until someone came to check on her. She would then try to grab us through her enclosure. Now that she is with Lucky, she is a lot quieter…

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Weekly Roundup (Nov 1 to 15, 2018)

These highlights include a gibbon who swallowed a nail, our latest elephant rescue befriending two other eles, a rescued macaque becoming a foster mother, peafowls having their flight feathers trimmed, a cute hedgehog, and juvenile macaques frolicking in their new pool. Enjoy! https://youtu.be/GHg1ErzDp7Y

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Lodge Experience

Calum Currie, a recent WFFT lodge guest and visual artist, made a video for us that beautifully captures the spirit of WFFT! If you can't stay for a week+ as a volunteer, this is what you may see on one of our guided tours or eco-lodge stays. https://youtu.be/C_G8CgnZkzk

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Weekly Roundup (Oct 16 – 31, 2018)

These highlights include the emergency rescue of a gorgeous white-thighed langur, an injured pregnant macaque, the repair of a fractured turtle shell, elephant wound care, bears feasting on honeycombs, and silly hospital infants. Enjoy! https://youtu.be/E5hghsiekis

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Live a Wild Life!

Live a wild life! We are in need of wildlife volunteers for the next few months so please come out, give us a hand, and tell your friends about us! https://youtu.be/5FhKZJQK9IQ

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Spring-cleaning for some exigent and messy little ones

Rescuing, caring, offering medical support, feeding and of course cleaning are part of the WFFT everyday life. Our volunteers are always happy to contribute to this mission. An appropriate and clean environment is as essential for the well-being of our residents as appropriate food or care! Recently the Centre's Baby…

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UPDATE – Temple Rescue

Take a look at the Temple Animal Rescue Mission from last month. Check out the rescued animals enjoying their new home. See the full story here: https://www.wfft.org/wildlife-general/breaking-news-105-animals-saved-part-1/ https://www.wfft.org/wildlife-general/breaking-news-105-animals-saved-part-2/ Well done to the whole team and thank you to all that made this rescue possible.

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Big Lake in Project 4 Gets Cleared

The lakes in our Project 4 elephant enclosures often become too overgrown with plants so we clear it on a monthly basis. In this particular case, we focused on the lake around a new gibbon island where a family of four endangered white handed gibbons were recently relocated. Because gibbons…

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Happy International Orangutan Day!!

Happy International Orangutan Day! Here are some images of one of WFFT’s orangutan residents , Chico, enjoying a playful water moment in the new large open enclosure he is sharing with Maggie. This enclosure is a suitable environment for these very special intelligent great apes, and a constant source of…

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BREAKING NEWS — 105 Animals Saved (Part 2)

Having finally agreed to hand over the animals, after months of negotiations and changes of mind, the WFFT Rescue Team had to act as quickly as possible before the Abbot had another change of heart. The rescue team are well experienced in handling all the various species, but have never…

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