Wildlife Care Program

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 animals are happy and are exhibiting the same behaviors that they would in [...]

Amari and Lori taken to Phnom Tamao Wildlife Rescue Center

Good news! Today, Amari and Lori's caretakers reunited the two for a short period of time to monitor their interactions. The mother and daughter were happy to be in each other's company again. Because Lori is still recovering from [...]

The Elephant With Prosthetic Foot

Chhouk with forest patrol elephant It is ten years ago we rescued Chhouk from the Srepok  Wilderness Area in Mondulkiri, as an orphaned elephant calf.  One never knows where these things will lead and in the wake  [...]

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 [...]

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!! [...]

World Elephant Day 2018

Today we celebrate World Elephant Day! Dedicated to the preservation and protection of the world's elephants When is the world elephant day? World Elephant Day is on August 12 World Elephant Day asks [...]

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 [...]

What are you doing this Endangered Species Day?

The world's endangered species need your help today. Some of the world's most endangered animals, from elephants, to silvered langurs, dholes, and pangolins call Cambodia home. Today, on Endangered Species Day, it's time for you to take action help to [...]

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 [...]

Help us Buy Radio Collars to Release Rescued Wildlife in Cambodia

It is our goal to release every animal we rescue from the illegal wildlife trade back into the wild. Some rescued animals are not fit for immediate release & are rehabilitated at our Wildlife Release Station (WRS), located in [...]