Government urged to protect elephants and their habitats

Elephant conservationists in Mondulkiri province have appealed to the government to protect elephants and preserve forests. The call comes amid growing concern over the killing of elephants for their tusks and other parts. ...

Soth Koemsoeun

Herd of eight elephants spotted in Sre Pok Wildlife Sanctuary

A herd of eight elephants were spotted by conservationists from the Mondulkiri Provincial Department of Environment and WWF researchers yesterday in Sre Pok Wildlife Sanctuary. ...

Son Minea

Elephant herd with babies found in M’kiri sanctuary

The Ministry of Environment expects the number of Asian elephants in Cambodia to increase after park rangers in Mondulkiri province and researchers from World Wildlife Fund for Nature Cambodia (WWF Cambodia) spotted a herd of the animals in Sre Pok Wildlife Sanctuary on March 16. ...

Voun Dara

Ten rare animal species spotted in three provinces

The Environment Ministry on January 14 showed the images of rare animal species caught by motion-sensor camera traps installed in natural protected areas in Pursat, Battambang and Koh Kong provinces. ...

Mom Kunthear

Elephant put down after fatal rampage

After a rampage that destroyed homes and terrified villagers, a rogue elephant was shot by police in Mondulkiri early on Friday morning, with one local mahout saying the unfortunate killing was an outgrowth of a changing way of life that has seen elephants’ traditional work ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya and Ananth Baliga

Herd of elephants rescued from muddy bomb crater

Eleven wild elephants were rescued on Saturday in Mondulkiri’s Keo Seima protected area after becoming trapped in a former bomb crater without food for four days, though rangers will continue to monitor the herd to ensure it reaccepts one juvenile who was handled by humans ...

Mech Dara

Elephant electrocuted by high-tension line in herd’s path

An elephant was electrocuted by a high-power electric line early on Wednesday in a village in Preah Sihanouk province frequented by the animals, according to provincial authorities. ...

Ouch Sony and Danielle Keeton-olsen

Snared elephant dies of wounds in Cambodia

An endangered Asian elephant died in eastern Cambodia after sustaining a severe foot wound caused by a snare trap, officials said on Monday. ...

The Gulf Today Team

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