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Slow lorises enjoy an upgrade at rescue center

Slow lorises, the world’s only venomous primate, often fare poorly in captivity. Despite this, they are often captured from the wild and sold to be kept as pets. The illegal pet trade and the use of slow lorises in [...]

Wildlife rescued after near suffocation in poacher’s plastic container

To intercept any poachers or illegal loggers leaving the protected landscape, rangers from the Green Peafowl Station (Sre Ambel) set up a vehicle checkpoint on a main road leading out of the Southern Cardamom National Park. One of the [...]

Slow loris released after 10 months of rehabilitation

One of the most rewarding parts of our jobs at Wildlife Alliance is witnessing the entire process of rehabilitating animals we rescue from the illegal wildlife trade. To combat some of the greatest conservation issues facing wildlife, we crack [...]

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 [...]

Meet Pey the Slow loris

Meet Pey Pey was rescued from a market on the outskirts of Phnom Penh by a well-meaning Cambodian who purchased her in an attempt to save her from a trader. She was found terrified, stressed, and in desperate need [...]

Meet the slow loris

Meet the slow loris, the only existing venomous primate. This adorable creature, whose big eyes and timid demeanor have garnered it internet fame and media attention, is now threatened with extinction as they become increasingly popular as pets. [...]

2018-08-28T05:20:56-04:00September 15th, 2017|Categories: Phnom Tamao|Tags: , , , |0 Comments