Rangers from the Sun Bear Station (Veal Pi) saved and released two Mountain imperial pigeons (Ducula badia) that were trapped in a poacher’s bird net in the Cardamom Rainforest. After freeing the birds, the rangers dismantled the trapping system and issued the hunter a formal warning.
Wildlife Alliance rangers dismantle thousands of meters of bird nets every year.
Please read more about bird netting crisis: Snaring Crisis is Driving Asia’s Wildlife to Extinction, Walls of death, Rangers from Koh Pao Dismantled and Collected 1 km of Bird Netting.
Our forest rangers work tirelessly to protect some of the world’s most endangered animals in one of Southeast Asia’s last great rainforests.
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