Phnom Tamao

Rescued elephant, Chhouk, receives a new prosthetic foot

Chhouk, our young disabled male elephant, was recently fitted for a new prosthetic foot. We have been working with The Cambodian School of Prosthetics and Orthotics (CSPO) for over 10 years now and they continue to work hard to [...]

Amari and Lori taken to Phnom Tamao Wildlife Rescue Center

No news is good news and both Amari and Lori are getting on with the task at hand, which is their continuing recovery. Lori is getting good exercise outside of her enclosure and really loves her grooming sessions with [...]

The elephant with a prosthetic foot

Chhouk with forest patrol elephant Post by Nick Marx, Director of Wildlife Programs It is 11 years ago we rescued Chhouk from the Srepok Wilderness Area in Mondulkiri, as an orphaned elephant calf. One never knows where [...]

Sun Bear

The sun bear (Helarctos malayanus) is a bear species occurring in tropical forest habitats of Southeast Asia. It is classified as Vulnerable on the IUCN Red List as the large-scale deforestation that has occurred throughout Southeast Asia. [...]

Visit Phnom Tamao Wildlife Rescue Centre

Did you know there are several options available to visit Phnom Tamao Wildlife Rescue Centre? Over the next few Tuesday's we're going to let you know about all of the available options, as we get lots of questions about this!! [...]

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 [...]

Near threatened Great Hornbill saved by rangers

The Green Peafowl Station (Sre Ambel) rangers saved a Great Hornbill Buceros bicornis (1.52kg). While on patrol, the rangers intercepted one motorbike carrying a suspicious bag. The driver threw the bag on the ground, abandoned his motorbike and disappeared in the forest. [...]

Elephant prosthesis

Have you wondered about how Chhouk's shoes are made? This is a short video showing how one of his very first shoes was made by the Cambodian School of Prosthetics and Orthotics. He is such a cute little rascal [...]

A Trio of Rescued Sambar Deer are Prepared for a New Life in the Wild

Sambar deer at our Wildlife Release Station (WRS) have been tagged in preparation for release! The three deer will stay in their pre-release enclosure while we monitor them to ensure they are comfortable with the tags before opening the [...]

WRRT Busts International Wildlife Smuggler – Rescue 86 Animals

The sounds of the city were quiet when the Wildlife Crime Hotline rang at 3:15am one early morning in March. On the line was one of the Wildlife Rapid Rescue Team’s (WRRT) trusted informants with a tip about a [...]