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Happy World Otter Day – May 29, 2019

Happy World Otter Day! One of our camera traps in the Cardamom Rainforest Landscape, Cambodia captured these smooth-coated otters (Lutrogale perspicillata) drying off in the sand. Otters spend a significant amount of time grooming to maintain its insulating qualities [...]

Elephant Monitoring

Monitoring and collecting data about elephant movement in the Cardamom Forests is an important part of Wildlife Alliance Rangers roles.  Over the longer term, tracking data helps build knowledge of elephant ranging behavior. This information is key to preserving habitat and [...]

Wild boar camera trap

The wild boar (Sus scrofa), also known as the wild swine, Eurasian wild pig, or simply wild pig, is a suid native to much of Eurasia, North Africa, and the Greater Sunda Islands. Human intervention has spread its distribution [...]

Silvery lutung – Camera trap

The silvery lutung (Trachypithecus germaini), also known as the silvered leaf monkey or the silvery langur, is an Old World monkey. The silvery lutung is a medium-sized monkey with a long, non-prehensile tail. It has grey-tipped, dark [...]

Clouded Leopard – Camera trap

The clouded leopard (Neofelis nebulosa) is a wild cat occurring from the Himalayan foothills through mainland Southeast Asia into China. Since 2008, it is listed as Vulnerable on the IUCN Red List. Its total population is suspected to be [...]

Sunda Pangolin – Critically Endangered – Camera Trap

Why are Sunda pangolins endangered? Also called scaly anteaters because of their preferred diet, pangolins are increasingly victims of illegal wildlife crime. How many pangolins are killed each year? The wildlife trade monitoring network TRAFFIC found last year that Indonesia, one [...]

Asian Elephant – Cambodia

Is the Asian elephant an endangered species? Even where suitable habitat exists, poaching remains a threat to elephants in many areas. In 1989, the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) banned the international trade [...]