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‘Barbaric’ snares are wiping out Southeast Asia’s wild animals – CNN

(CNN) Across Southeast Asia, wild animals are being hunted out of existence to feed growing demand for bushmeat, according to conservationists.Thomas Gray, science director with conservation group Wildlife Alliance, which operates in Cambodia, says that snares -- simple traps made of wire and [...]

Call for ban of snares – Dhole caught in snares graphic content

A simple brake cable for motorbikes can kill a tiger, a bear, even a young elephant in Southeast Asia. Local hunters use these ubiquitous wires to create snares – indiscriminate forest traps – that are crippling and killing Southeast Asia’s [...]

Gibbon Station rangers’ deep wilderness patrol

While on a deep wilderness patrol, Wildlife Alliance rangers from the Gibbon Station collected 85 wildlife snares and confiscated 2 chainsaws used for illegal logging. Strategically located at the intersection of two major rivers, the [...]

Silver Langur baby saved by Wildlife Alliance forest guards

Wildlife Alliance rangers rescued an infant Silver Langur (Trachypithecus germaini) and a turtle from poachers. The rangers immediately released the turtle back into the protected habitat but the young langur, separated from its mother by poachers, was too young and [...]

Wild boar camera trap

The wild boar (Sus scrofa), also known as the wild swine, Eurasian wild pig, or simply wild pig, is a suid native to much of Eurasia, North Africa, and the Greater Sunda Islands. Human intervention has spread its distribution [...]

Hunter camp dismantled – Chhay Areng Patrol Station

Wildlife Alliance Rangers – Chhay Areng Patrol Station The team dismantle a hunter camp and confiscated 5 nets, 250 meters, used to trap wild animals. The camp was destroyed and the traps confiscated to the station.  [...]

Wild animals belong in the wild!

We very often get people bringing us baby gibbons that have been kept as pets. It is frustrating to us that people continue to believe that wild animals will be fine kept inside your house. This is just never [...]

Trapeang Rung patrol station seized a leopard cat in the Cardamoms

Dec. 8: This morning, our ranger team from Trapeang Rung patrol station seized a leopard cat in the Cardamoms. The hunter ran for his life, leaving behind the dead animal. To: Hunters -- we know you're out there and [...]

Exciting Results from a Camera Trap Survey!

Last fall, Wildlife Alliance rangers set 40 camera traps in northern Botum Sakor National Park and eagerly waited to see the wildlife that would pass by over the next five months. All the cameras have now been collected and [...]