Thnong – Commercial Grade-Cambodia : Luxury

Wildlife Alliance rangers confiscated 0.15 m3 (Thnong), a man was detained. Thnong - (Pterocarpus macrocarpus) Commercial Grade-Cambodia : Luxury Dr. Thomas Gray on Luxury timber Uses: This species is used in making luxury furniture, cabinetwork, art handicrafts, [...]

Snares are lethal weapons that trap and kill animals

While on patrol, rangers from the Siamese Crocodile station (Chhay Areng) dismantled 107 animals traps from the forest floor. A simple brake cable for motorbikes can kill a tiger, a bear, even a young elephant in Southeast Asia. Local hunters [...]

Camping deep in the forest to catch hunters and loggers

Wildlife Alliance rangers go on daily patrols and often spend days at a time camping deep in the forest to catch hunters and loggers. Our rangers spend over 3.5 [...]

Slow loris rescued from a poacher’s snare

Slow loris rescued from the illegal wildlife trade Many species are hunted for their use in traditional medicine, but the most common mammal used in the traditional Khmer practice seems to be the slow loris. In addition to their [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Snares are lethal weapons that trap and kill animals

While on patrol, Siamese Crocodile station (Chhay Areng) dismantle 40 animals traps from the forest floor. A simple brake cable for motorbikes can kill a tiger, a bear, even a young elephant in Southeast Asia. Local hunters use these [...]

Logging: cutting down wildlife habitats

One chainsaw can clear-cut in one day around 1000 square feet of evergreen forest.  Every year the Wildlife Alliance rangers are confiscated more than 600 chainsaws, eight square miles of forest is saved every year. The equivalent of 26 baseball fields. Chainsaws [...]

Critically endangered pangolin saved by rangers

Siamese Crocodile station (Chhay Areng) patrol unit went on night patrol deep in the heart of the Cardamom Mountain. The rangers found an abandoned camp and one critically endangered pangolin hidden in a plastic bag. The hunter's camp was dismantled, the [...]

Hunting the poachers

Siamese Crocodile station - Chhay Areng Wildlife Alliance manages 8 ranger stations with an average of 8,000 of patrols covering 119,552 km each year. These rangers have the responsibility of arresting poachers and loggers inside protected forest. The constant [...]