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50 Critically Endangered turtles rescued from wildlife traffickers

Last month, Cambodia’s Economic Police intercepted a truck illegally transporting wildlife, including 57 water monitors (Varanus salvator) and 50 yellow-headed temple turtles (Heosemys annandalii), which are Critically Endangered. Turtles are some of the most trafficked animals in Southeast Asia, [...]

Our next release will be otter-ly exciting

Photo by Joshua Prieto Our efforts to restore wildlife back into the forests surrounding the Angkor Temples are progressing smoothly. Muntjac Deer (Muntiacus vaginalis) – Least Concern The muntjac we released in September are still around and come [...]

Thanks to ISPP students for their help in protecting Cambodia’s wildlife

Thanks to the students at ISPP (International School of Phnom Penh) for helping us rescue a green peafowl being kept as a pet in Phnom Penh! After a grade 2 class learned about Endangered animals in Cambodia their teacher [...]

Earth Day 2019

On Earth Day - April 22, 2019 - people around the world are coming together to “Protect Our Species”. At Wildlife Alliance, that is exactly what we do. Extinction Crisis Southeast Asia is one of the most biologically diverse [...]

Endangered dholes in the Cardamom Rainforest – VIDEO

Dhole (Cuon alpinus), a globally Endangered species of wild dog, are often overlooked predators as they share the same habitat as tigers, leopards, and clouded leopards. These adept hunters, also known as cinnamon wolves, are remarkable cooperative hunters and [...]

Silver Langur baby saved by Wildlife Alliance forest guards

Wildlife Alliance rangers rescued an infant Silver Langur (Trachypithecus germaini) and a turtle from poachers. The rangers immediately released the turtle back into the protected habitat but the young langur, separated from its mother by poachers, was too young and [...]

World Pangolin Day 2019

What is World Pangolin Day? Join us in celebrating the 8th annual World Pangolin Day and help us raise awareness of the plight of pangolins! Pangolins are the most trafficked mammal in the world, with conservative estimates suggesting that [...]

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Can Asian elephant populations recover?

With the overall population trend of Asian elephant having been in decline for centuries and the number remaining worldwide unknown, the future of these highly intelligent animals is uncertain. Elephants are social animals that form close bonds and family units with [...]

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 [...]

Critically endangered pangolin pup born at release station!

In September the keepers at our Wildlife Release Station were delighted to discover that resident pangolin, Lucy, had given birth! Lucy was rescued after losing a front and hind foot in a poacher’s snare. Thankfully, she has recovered and [...]