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Director: Edwin J. Wiek
Mission: Rescue of Illegally traded wildlife, medical care for sick and injured animals. Quarantine facility for wildlife. Provide a safe shelter for captive wild animals, and work towards rehabilitation of those animals that qualify. Since 2007 the WFFT has Thailand's first fully equipped wildlife hospital.
Principal Research Programs: We house at the center 5 different species of macaques, 6 different species of gibbons, leaf monkeys, slow and pygmy loris, tigers, bears. Studies on behavior of wildlife in captivity are conducted at the rescue center. A rehabilitation program for gibbons is run on several natural island and a large forested area at the center.
Training Opportunities: We are running an educational program focused on the general public, primarily children to create awareness.
Number of Staff: 24
Associated Field Sites: for more information: www.wfft.org contact person: Edwin J. Wiek firstname.lastname@example.org Location is 30 Km (20 Miles) from Hua-hin and Cha-am. 165 Km (125 miles) from Bangkok. Located bordering the Kaengkrachan National Park.
Supported Species: 2 Hylobates agilis (agile gibbon), 70 Hylobates lar (lar gibbon), 2 Hylobates pileatus (pileated gibbon), 35+ Macaca arctoides (stump-tailed macaque), 4 Macaca assamensis (Assamese macaque), 40+ Macaca fascicularis (long-tailed macaque), 3 Macaca mulatta (rhesus macaque), 40+ Macaca nemestrina (pigtail macaque), 2 Nomascus gabriellae (buff-cheeked gibbon), 2 Nomascus leucogenys (northern white-cheeked gibbon), 4-10 Nycticebus coucang (slow loris), 2 Nycticebus pygmaeus (lesser slow loris), 4 Trachypithecus obscurus (dusky leaf monkey)
Last Updated: 2008-03-24
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