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Cruel Wildlife metal traps

Asian Elephant station (Trapeang Rung) dismantle 27 metal snares from the forest floor.  When an animal steps on the steel-jaw trap spring, the trap’s jaws slam shut, clamping down on the animal’s limb or paw. As the animal struggles in excruciating [...]

#Snared

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.” A [...]

Abandoned army post involved in poaching

The Gibbon station,  (Koh Pao) received information about an abandoned army post being involved in poaching. The Ministry of Environment (MoE) officers broke down the door and found inside 2 home-made guns, 112 metal snares and 1068 hook snares. [...]