Wildlife Alliance General Newsletter

Asiatic black bear rescued by wildlife police unit

The Wildlife Rapid Rescue Team (WRRT) collected a young Asiatic black bear from Pursat Province, Cambodia on January 21. The owner bought the bear from a hunter as a cub in an attempt to save the bear from a [...]

Great Hornbill, Moh Tom, returns to the wild

On the 6th of December, Moh Tom, a great hornbill, took flight back into the wilds of the Southern Cardamom Mountains. Back in 2015, the juvenile hornbill was found by our Pangolin Ranger Station with a damaged wing and [...]

Civet rescued from the Kopi Luwak coffee industry

Kopi Luwak coffee victim - Another civet was found in snares While on patrol, rangers from the Siamese Crocodile Station (Chhay Areng) found a live civet trapped in a snare. On the same day, the rangers collected 128 other snares [...]

Annual illegal migratory bird hunt returns to Koh Kong

Cambodian mangrove swamps are unique ecosystems compared to other terrestrial and freshwater habitats. Mangrove forests provide vital homes not only for local species, but also for long-distance visitors that arrive during the winter migration. As the migratory bird season [...]

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 rescued animals in their care are happy and are exhibiting the same behaviors [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Man arrested for smuggling luxury timber

While on patrol, the Sun Bear Station (Veal Pi) rangers ambushed a boat carrying rosewood. One man was arrested. The boat and timber were confiscated. Four of the men jumped ship and swam across the river. Rosewood is the [...]

Technology is changing the nature of conservation

The Global Park Defense System (GPDS) team, funded by Jeff Morgan (Global Conservation), is a specialized ranger unit that uses technology to bolster conservation. The ranger unit utilizes trail cameras in the forest that send pictures and videos to the rangers in [...]

2018-09-05T11:05:40-04:00September 5th, 2018|Categories: Cardamom Protection, GPDS, Newsletter|

Do you enjoy civet poop coffee?

Another civet was found dead in snares While on patrol, the Siamese Crocodile Station (Chhay Areng) rangers found a dead civet trapped in a snare. On the same day, the rangers collected 23 other snares from the forest. Snares are [...]