The elephant with a prosthetic foot

Chhouk with forest patrol elephant Post by Nick Marx, Director of Wildlife Programs It is 11 years ago we rescued Chhouk from the Srepok Wilderness Area in Mondulkiri, as an orphaned elephant calf. One never knows where [...]

WRRT Busts International Wildlife Smuggler – Rescue 86 Animals

The sounds of the city were quiet when the Wildlife Crime Hotline rang at 3:15am one early morning in March. On the line was one of the Wildlife Rapid Rescue Team’s (WRRT) trusted informants with a tip about a [...]

Endangered gibbon rescued from the pet trade

Many of the resident animals at Phnom Tamao Wildlife Rescue Center were originally kept as pets. However, many of these wild animals have very specific needs, such as specialized diets, and often exhibit aggressive behaviors or are hard to [...]

Phnom Tamao Wildlife Rescue Centre – trying times….

Phnom Tamao Wildlife Rescue Centre (PTWRC) was created in 1995 by the Forestry Administration (FA) to care for rescued wildlife in need of a home. It also serves as Cambodia’s national zoo. In many ways it is an inspired [...]

Chhouk – the story continues…

Chhouk with forest patrol elephant It is ten years ago we rescued Chhouk from the Srepok  Wilderness Area in Mondulkiri, as an orphaned elephant calf.  One never knows where these things will lead and in the wake  [...]

Wildlife Release Report: Smooth Transitions and Promising Futures

Wildlife Alliance proudly accepts all animals in need to Phnom Tamao Wildlife Rescue Center (PTWRC), no matter the size of the animal or the severity of its condition. Our primary goal is to release every animal we take in [...]

Released Bird Returns After Injury

Recently, a rescued rufous-winged buzzard chick was brought to Phnom Tamao Wildlife Rescue Center (PTWRC).  He was originally cared for in our nursery and was moved to a larger cage as he steadily grew. When he was big enough [...]

Second Baby Gibbon Born at Angkor!

Although Cambodia has been facing a severe drought and there has not been rain for months in Angkor, the animals Wildlife Alliance released in the historic temple complex seem to be thriving.  We are excited to announce that Bayon [...]

Help Construct a Primate Conservation Center at PTWRC

Rescued Yellow-Cheeked Gibbon at PTWRC The primary purpose of Phnom Tamao Wildlife Rescue Center (PTWRC) is to provide rescued wildlife with a safe and happy home to recover. PTWRC currently rehabilitates and cares for different species of primates such [...]