Statement re: macaque rescues

The Wildlife Rapid Rescue Team has recently rescued several primates. Once again we have been inundated with requests for updates regarding these individuals. We are all extremely busy rescuing illegally traded wild animals, ensuring these receive the most appropriate [...]

Lucky, Asian Elephant, Shows at Phnom Tamao Wildlife Rescue Center

Statement from Nick Marx, Director of Wildlife Programs The Forestry Administration has instructed the implementation of elephant shows at Phnom Tamao Wildlife Rescue Centre (PTWRC), which officials feel will be an attraction, encouraging people to visit, in preference to [...]

2019-03-08T13:21:11-04:00March 8th, 2019|Categories: Nick Marx, Phnom Tamao|Tags: , , , , , |

Baby macaque, Heidi, rescued and brought to nursery

A statement from Wildlife Alliance Director of Wildlife Programs, Nick Marx: "Wildlife Alliance in cooperation with the Cambodian Forestry Administration rescued infant long-tailed macaque, Heidi, on Sunday, January 27th. We thank those concerned for their information resulting in the [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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!! [...]

Baby gibbon saved by Wildlife Police

We received information from a foreigner concerning a baby gibbon being carried around streets close to the Royal Palace in Phnom Penh. The WRRT went in search but were unable to find the animal. However following an investigation by [...]

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 [...]

Hunters of Endangered Banteng Caught in the Night

Late last night, Wildlife Alliance received a call from a concerned citizen who heard gunshots in the forest. Before hearing more details, Wildlife Programs Director, Nick Marx, immediately knew it was people hunting banteng – an Endangered species of [...]

Grey-headed fish eagle – Wildlife Alliance Rescue&Care

SPONSOR AN ANIMAL VISIT PHNOM TAMAO CENTER Our forest rangers work tirelessly to protect some of the world’s most endangered animals in one of Southeast [...]