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 [...]

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 [...]

Pangolin rescued from restaurant prepared for return to the wild!

One evening in April, Wildlife Alliance received a call from animal advocate and rescuer Yulia Khouri of Animal Mama. A Critically Endangered Sunda pangolin had just been brought to her veterinary offices after being rescued from a Chinese restaurant [...]

World’s largest population of Banteng

Southeast Asia is home to many charismatic and endangered animals, such as elephants, tigers and apes, but one endangered species living among them seems to get overlooked – the banteng, a rare species of wild cattle. Most people don’t [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

Dhole (Asiatic Wild Dog) rescued from a lethal snare

While on patrol, Wildlife Alliance's Gibbon Ranger Station (Koh Pao) found and dismantled 68 snares from the protected rainforest floor. While searching for more illegal snares the rangers heard yelping from a frightened animal. They soon discovered the sounds [...]

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. [...]