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Our rangers rescued a Critically Endangered pangolin from a poacher

Our rangers rescued a Critically Endangered pangolin from a poacher. After receiving a tip from an informant, the rangers intercepted the poacher on a motorbike. Upon inspecting the bike, the rangers found a Sunda pangolin under the seat. The pangolin [...]

50 Critically Endangered turtles rescued from wildlife traffickers

Last month, Cambodia’s Economic Police intercepted a truck illegally transporting wildlife, including 57 water monitors (Varanus salvator) and 50 yellow-headed temple turtles (Heosemys annandalii), which are Critically Endangered. Turtles are some of the most trafficked animals in Southeast Asia, [...]

Nearly extinct Siamese crocodile saved by rangers

Wildlife Alliance rangers intercepted a poacher transporting a Critically endangered Siamese crocodile. This species is now extinct in the wild or nearly extinct from most countries except Cambodia. The Siamese crocodile (Crocodylus siamensis) [...]

Critically Endangered Siamese Crocodile

The Siamese crocodile (Crocodylus siamensis) is a small to medium-sized freshwater crocodile native to Indonesia (Borneo and possibly Java), Brunei, East Malaysia, Laos, Cambodia, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam. The species is critically endangered and already extirpated from many regions. Its other common names include Siamese freshwater crocodile, Singapore small-grain, and soft-belly. Wikipedia [...]

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 [...]

Sunda Pangolin – Critically Endangered – Camera Trap

Why are Sunda pangolins endangered? Also called scaly anteaters because of their preferred diet, pangolins are increasingly victims of illegal wildlife crime. How many pangolins are killed each year? The wildlife trade monitoring network TRAFFIC found last year that Indonesia, one [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Critically endangered pangolin saved by Wildlife Alliance rangers

Gibbon Station (Koh Paor) patrol unit intercepted a man on motorcycle carrying a suspicious blue bag. At the view of the rangers the man twhow the bag and escaped into the forest. In the bag the ministry of environment officials found a [...]