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Rangers free bird from hunter’s snare

On October 17, rangers from the Sun Bear (Veal Pi) Station rescued an Asian koel from a hunter’s bird net. These plastic “walls of death” indiscriminately trap not only many bird species, but also mammals including pangolins, civets, boars, [...]

What is behavioral enrichment?

One of the main duties of our animal keepers at Phnom Tamao Wildlife Rescue Center (PTWRC) and Wildlife Release Station (WRS) is to ensure that the rescued animals in their care are happy and are exhibiting the same behaviors [...]

Amari and Lori taken to Phnom Tamao Wildlife Rescue Center

The girls are both doing really well! Lori's cognitive function continues to improve daily and she is now communicating with the Keepers. Her tail is still healing and quite sensitive, however, the vets are happy with the progression. Amari's voracious [...]

International Primate Day 2018

International Primate Day 2018 On September 1 we celebrate International Primate Day, a day dedicated to preserving and protecting all primate species. Why conserve primates? The majority of primate populations are declining and [...]

Global Tiger Day 2018

Sunday, July 29th, is International Tiger Day, an annual worldwide celebration of tigers!  While we celebrate the world’s largest cat, International Tiger Day is also a day to raise awareness of the urgent plight of tigers.  Tigers once roamed [...]

Furniture shop illegally selling endangered wildlife parts

The Wildlife Rapid Rescue Team (WRRT) searched a furniture shop in Cambodia’s capital after obtaining a warrant. Inside, they found the horns of Endangered and Vulnerable animals mounted on wood heads and nearly 100 feathers from endangered green peafowls. [...]

Sambar deer successfully released into the Cardamom Rainforest

A small herd of sambar deer made up of a male and two females were released into the Cardamom Rainforest. Each of the three deer came to the Wildlife Release Station (WRS) from different backgrounds but were rehabilitated and [...]

WRRT confiscates 381 lbs (173 kg) of wildlife meat from market

The Wildlife Rapid Rescue Team (WRRT) traveled to the northeast province of Ratanakiri to investigate a local market reputed to sell bushmeat. With information about a vendor selling wildlife meat behind beef, the team ambushed the market from two [...]

Kouprey Express spreads awareness about the devastating effects of snares

The Kouprey Express Mobile Environmental Education Unit (KE) delivers environmental curricula to educate schoolchildren, teachers, and communities about conservation. The team was invited by Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) to their project site in Keo Seima district, Mondulkiri province to [...]

World Environment Day 2018

To raise awareness about conserving our environment, the UN designated June 5th as World Environment Day. This year, Wildlife Alliance is urging everyone to take action to protect our forests. Forests are a vital ecosystem and habitat for many [...]