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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 [...]

World Pangolin Day 2019

What is World Pangolin Day? Join us in celebrating the 8th annual World Pangolin Day and help us raise awareness of the plight of pangolins! Pangolins are the most trafficked mammal in the world, with conservative estimates suggesting that [...]

2019-08-07T02:45:22-04:00February 15th, 2019|Categories: Endangered species|Tags: , , |0 Comments

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 [...]

Huge quantities of traps for Critically Endangered pangolin removed from the forest

On February 5, Wildlife Alliance rangers from the Veal Pi station removed 650m (2,132ft) of pangolin nets from the forest. Due to the elusive nature of pangolins, poachers cannot easily catch the animals themselves so they set traps. Poachers [...]

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 [...]

Rehabilitated Critically Endangered Pangolin Returns to the Wild!

This Critically Endangered Sunda Pangolin was rescued by a concerned Cambodian who found the pangolin for sale in a market and brought him to Phnom Tamao Wildlife Rescue Center. The male was transported to Wildlife Alliance’s Wildlife Release Station [...]

Investigation leads to the rescue and release of three pangolins

Following a lead from an informant, the Wildlife Rapid Rescue Team (WRRT) conducted a two-week long investigation into suspected wildlife traders trafficking pangolins. The team conducted parallel operations on two different suspected traders’ houses Kampong Speu province where three [...]

Animal police Wildlife Rapid Rescue Team conducted a suspenseful sting operation

Animal police Wildlife Rapid Rescue Team (WRRT) conducted a suspenseful sting operation in a black market this Monday, November 13. Taken by surprise, the trafficker was successfully arrested for imprisonment and his gruesome illegal stock of wildlife was seized. [...]

Stop Wildlife Crime

Stop Wildlife Crime: In the middle of the night our Stung Proat’s rangers risked their lives to save wildlife from the illegal wildlife market. Wildlife Alliance forest rangers received information from an informant about the illegal wildlife smuggling from Koh [...]