Furniture shop illegally selling endangered wildlife parts

The Wildlife Rapid Rescue Team (WRRT) searched a furniture shop in Cambodia’s capital after obtaining a warrant. Inside, they found the horns of Endangered and Vulnerable animals mounted on wood heads and nearly 100 feathers from endangered green peafowls. [...]

Combating Wildlife Trafficking

Through our Combating Wildlife Trafficking grant program, we have supported some of the continuing activities of the Wildlife Alliance's Wildlife Rapid Rescue Team, such as helping the Cambodian government to institutionalize a national wildlife crime program by training additional wildlife [...]

Wildlife Traffickers Arrested – Stockpile included clouded leopard skin, bear paw & ivory

After an intensive investigation, the Wildlife Rapid Rescue Team (WRRT) identified and located a prominent wildlife trafficker in Phnom Penh who was selling a variety of wildlife products of species endangered in Cambodia. They obtained a search warrant and [...]

Endangered Tortoise Rescued and Bushmeat Confiscated from Wildlife Trafficker

On April 9, the Wildlife Rapid Rescue Team (WRRT) conducted an operation and raided a suspected wildlife trader’s house in Pursat Province. After inspecting the property, the team found and confiscated 13.8 kg of bushmeat from a wild pig [...]

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 [...]

Binturongs Rescued from Illegal Wildlife Trade Released Into the Wild

Often confiscated from markets by the Wildlife Rapid Rescue Team (WRRT), binturongs suitable for release are rehabilitated in forested, open-top enclosures in an area not accessible to the public. When they are ready to be released, they are transported [...]

Help #EndTheTrade

Wildlife trafficking is a severe and complex issue that has escalated into an international crisis. The market for wildlife and wildlife parts is so big that it is only rivaled in size by the illegal drug and arms trade. [...]

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 [...]

End wildlife trafficking

Wildlife trafficking is a severe and complex issue that has escalated into an international crisis. The market for wildlife and wildlife parts is so big that it is only rivaled in size by the illegal drug and arms trade. [...]

Snares are lethal weapons

Snares are lethal weapons that trap and kill animals. These [...]