Rangers rescue the smallest deer in the world from a poacher

Rangers rescued the smallest deer in the world from a poacher The Cardamom Rainforest Landscape forms part of a global biodiversity hotspot and hosts over 50 IUCN threatened species. Because it is so rich with biodiversity, it is a [...]

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 [...]

Wildlife traps removed from the forest floor

The rangers from Sun Bear Patrol station (Veal Pi) dismantle and collected 215 wildlife traps from the forest floor. The Sun Bear Station (Veal Pi) was relocated from its original location in Tatai in 2009. This was one of [...]

Cruel Wildlife Trapping

The snares are made of rope or metal. The thickness and the strength depends on the targeted animal. To build them it’s a fast process, they are basically lassos  kept in tension by a branch and a trigger made [...]

Pangolin Station (Stung Proat) – chainsaw, animal traps and bird nets

While on patrol Pangolin Station (Stung Proat) confiscated one chainsaw, dismantle and collected 68 snares and 20 meters of bird nets. Pangolin Station (Stung Proat) One of Wildlife Alliance’s original stations (est. 2002), the Pangolin Station (Stung Proat station) opened [...]

Softshell Turtle released back into the wild

Rangers from the Siamese Crocodile station saved an Asiatic softshell turtle from the illegal wildlife trade. The Softshell turtle is now classified as “Vulnerable” to extinction on the IUCN Red List. Unfortunately, little research has been done on this species and it is not known how [...]

Illegal chainsaws used for logging out of the forest

While on a long patrol, rangers from the Pangolin Ranger Station confiscated three chainsaws used in illegal logging inside a protected National Park. One of Wildlife Alliance’s original stations (est. 2002), the Pangolin Station (Stung Proat station) was established to combat rampant wildlife [...]

Lethal Traps dismantled by our Forest Guards

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.” [...]

Man arrested for smuggling luxury timber

While on patrol, the Sun Bear Station (Veal Pi) rangers ambushed a boat carrying rosewood. One man was arrested. The boat and timber were confiscated. Four of the men jumped ship and swam across the river. Rosewood is the [...]

Turtle rescue

While on patrol, Wildlife Alliance rangers from Asian Elephant Station (Trapeang Rung) stopped a boat carrying 7 turtles in a bag. The man received a non-reofence contract. The turtles were released inside the Cardamom Mountains protected area. [...]