Asian Elephant – Cambodia

Is the Asian elephant an endangered species? Even where suitable habitat exists, poaching remains a threat to elephants in many areas. In 1989, the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) banned the international trade [...]

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 [...]

World’s largest population of Banteng

Southeast Asia is home to many charismatic and endangered animals, such as elephants, tigers and apes, but one endangered species living among them seems to get overlooked – the banteng, a rare species of wild cattle. Most people don’t [...]

Rangers find 109,217 snares in a single park in Cambodia

Snares – either metal or rope – are indiscriminately killing wildlife across Southeast Asia, from elephants to mouse deer. The problem has become so bad that scientists are referring to protected areas in the region as “empty forests.” [...]

What are you doing this Endangered Species Day?

The world's endangered species need your help today. Some of the world's most endangered animals, from elephants, to silvered langurs, dholes, and pangolins call Cambodia home. Today, on Endangered Species Day, it's time for you to take action help to [...]

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 [...]

Luxury timber seized by Sre Ambel Rangers

Sre Ambel Patrol Station - February 07, 2018 - Bot Thor area, Bak Angroth village, Dong Peng, Sre Ambles, Koh Kong. The teams seized one vehicle loaded with luxury timber (Tnong sar). The 30 pieces , 0.47 m3 were abandoned [...]

Endangered Species Spotlight: Black-Shanked Douc Langur

The three species of douc langurs are some of the most beautiful primates in the world, but unfortunately are all under serious threat of extinction. Douc langurs are geographically restricted by the Mekong River to the west and are only [...]

World Unites to Approve a Ban on the International Trade of Pangolins!

At this year’s conference, delegates of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna (CITES) voted to list all eight species of pangolin under Appendix I, giving them the highest level of protection available.  [...]