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 [...]

Anti-Poaching unit saves critically endangered pangolin

The GPDS (Global Park Defense System) anti-poaching unit uses motion detecting trail cameras to monitor for people illegally entering the protected forest and are able to intervene immediately when the cameras send live updates. The camera alerted the team [...]