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Wild Animal Rescue Foundation of Thailand (WARF) (Established 1992)
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Director: President:Pornpen Payakkaporn
Phone: +66 2 7129715   Fax: +66 2 7129778   E-Mail:
65/1 3rd Floor, Sukhumvit 55, Klongton, Wattana, Bangkok 10110 THAILAND
Affiliations: The Gibbon Rehabilitation Project (GRP); The Krabok Koo Gibbon, Macaque & Bear Rescue Centre; Lopburi Zoo and Wild Animal Rescue Center; Highland Farm; Ayuthya Elephant Camp; Bang Pakong Bird Sanctuary

Mission: 1.Campaigning against and preventing hunting and cruelty to wild animals. 2.Rescue wild animals, especially disabled ones and those being maltreated, and help them spend the rest of their lives in a sanctuary in a natural environment 3.Seek assistance or advise from experts, both local and foreign to : train captive wild animals and their offspring to survive in the wild. train people interested in wild animal rescue or conservation, especially local persons, to be familiar with this work and encourage them to participate in the projects of the foundation. 4.Promote conservation and balance of nature and the ecological system which is of the utmost importance to the survival of wild animals. 5.Cooperate and coordinate with the Thai Government agencies or other organizations both local and foreign concerned with the rescue and conservation of wild animals, and the inculcating of such instincts into children from nursery school level upwards, and to publicise these activities amongst the general public. 6.Conduct activities and cooperate with other charitable organizations for the public benefit.

Principal Research Programs: The Gibbon Rehabilitation Project (GRP) Phuket; Wild Animal Rescue and Marine Conservation Project Baan talae Nork, Ranong;

Training Opportunities: For educational and volunteering opportunities see our website

Number of Staff: 15

Associated Field Sites: GRP - Phuket Baan Talae Nork - Ranong *for all information concerning WAR's activities visit

Supported Species: Hylobates (gibbon)

Publications: Monthly newsletter and regular updates on our website To receive a free monthly newsletter contact

Comments: WARF accepts fee-paying volunteers at its sanctuary sites as a means of providing valuable experience to veterinary students and people interested in working in animal conservation.Information about these opportunities can be found at our website .
From: The Wild Animal Rescue Foundation of Thailand (WAR) 65/1 3 Floor Sukhumvit 55, Klongton, Wattana, Bangkok, Thailand tel. +66 2 7129715 fax +66 2 7129778

Last Updated: 2009-03-06

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