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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 ...

Ly Livsier
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50632591/banteng-found-dead-in-oddar-meanchey/

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 ...

Phak Seangly
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/endangered-banteng-dies-trap-kampong-speu

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 ...

Alessandro Marazzi Sassoon and Phak Seangly
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/banteng-poacher-arrested-pangolins-rescued-separate-busts

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, ...

Janaki Lenin
http://news.mongabay.com/2014/0623-gfrn-lenin-banteng.html

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 ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2011092051735/National-news/rare-tiger-prey-at-risk-from-land-concessions.html

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