Sixth banteng dies from illegal trapping
Remains of a male banteng were found after it had been trapped. It is the sixth banteng to have died since Mum Pram Bei was declared a community forest in Kampong Speu province. ...
Banteng found dead in Oddar Meanchey
Environment rangers in Oddar Meanchey province on Friday found an endangered male banteng dead inside a conservation area in Sorng Rukhavon community forest and suspect poaching is to blame. Venerable Bun Saluth, Sorng Rukhavon Community head, yesterday said a male banteng was found dead inside the ...
Endangered banteng dies in trap in Kampong Speu
An endangered banteng died of wounds inflicted by a hunter’s snare on Saturday as an attempt to rescue it was mounted weeks after it was first spotted injured in a Kampong Speu community forest. A patrol team in the Bram Beymom Community forest in Thpong ...
Banteng poacher arrested, pangolins rescued in separate busts
In two operations last week, Wildlife Alliance officials rescued three pangolins in Kampong Speu province and on Thursday arrested a banteng poacher alongside Military Police in the Cardamom Mountains. Following a two-week investigation into suspected wildlife traders, a team from the environmental NGO raided two ...
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Are banteng making a comeback in Cambodia? Researchers find new population
Researchers have discovered a new population of banteng (Bos javanicus), a species of wild cattle, in northwestern Cambodia. The discovery was announced June 4, 2014 by Fauna and Flora International (FFI), and efforts are underway to implement conservation initiatives to protect the area and its newfound banteng, ...
Wild cattle thought extinct discovered in Cambodia’s Siem Reap Province
Camera traps have captured six individual banteng (Bos javanicus) in Siem Reap Province, north-western Cambodia, in an area where the endangered wild cattle species was thought to be extinct. The banteng discovery in Cambodia’s north-west is significant, as few populations remain in the region due ...
Rare tiger prey at risk from land concessions
Surveys conducted by the World Wildlife Foundation have revealed that the world’s largest population of banteng, an endangered species of cattle that once thrived in the Kingdom, remains at risk due to economic land concessions and poaching inside protected areas The number of banteng in Cambodia ...