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Sixty endangered bird species seen flocking to Kingdom wetland areas

The Kampong Thom provincial Department of Environment and BirdLife Cambodia have recorded the presence of more than 60 endangered species in the Stung Sen “Ramsar site” and the Boeung Chhma core area within the Tonle Sap biosphere reserve in Kampong Thom province. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/sixty-endangered-bird-species-seen-flocking-kingdom-wetland-areas

Kingdom’s vulture number a ‘positive’ sign

In Cambodia’s four sanctuaries with vulture populations, there are 140 vultures currently present – a number considered small but encouraging among relevant ministries and partner organisations involved in the protection and preservation of the species. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kingdoms-vulture-number-positive-sign

Endangered Asiatic softshell turtle found in Kampong Cham

A big Asiatic softshell turtle weighing nearly 34kg was found by villagers in Sambour Meas commune’s Ta Neng village of Kampong Cham province and town on August 19, according to the provincial Department of Information. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/endangered-asiatic-softshell-turtle-found-kampong-cham

Asiatic golden cat caught on camera in Ratanakiri

The rare Asiatic golden cat has been detected in natural protected areas in the Kingdom’s northeastern province of Ratanakiri. ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/asiatic-golden-cat-caught-camera-ratanakkiri

A 14.5kg critically endangered Cantor’s Giant Softshell Turtle released into the wild

The WCS Turtle Conservation Team and Community Fishery have recently released a critically endangered Cantor’s Giant Softshell Turtle into the wild safely. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50811903/a-14-5kg-critically-endangered-cantors-giant-softshell-turtle-released-into-the-wild/

Cambodian Sarus Crane’s number declining

By the morning of Jan. 18, 2021, a total of 59 sarus crane arrived Anlung Pring Protected Landscape in Kampong Trach, Kampot, according to BirdLife International Cambodia Programme. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50804806/cambodian-sarus-cranes-number-declining/

Alarm at loss of rare ungulates

Senior environment officials and the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF-Cambodia) have expressed concerns about a dramatic decline in populations of ungulates – large hoofed mammals – in the Srepok and Phnom Prich Wildlife Sanctuaries located in Mondulkiri province. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/alarm-loss-rare-ungulates

‘Endangered’ monkeys found in Mondulkiri

The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) revealed on Tuesday the discovery of over 20,000 endangered black-shanked douc langurs and about 1,200 endangered yellow-cheeked crested gibbons in Cambodia, mostly in Mondulkiri province’s Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary.​ ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/endangered-monkeys-found-mondulkiri

Eld’s deer spotted in Kratie’s Sambor Wildlife Sanctuary

Four Eld’s deer, an endangered species, were photographed for the first time in five years by camera traps in Sambor Wildlife Sanctuary in Kratie province. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50766444/elds-deer-spotted-in-kraties-sambor-wildlife-sanctuary/

49 nests of endangered turtle species found

Wildlife Conservation Society Cambodia said this year’s nesting season of the critically endangered Cantor’s giant softshell turtles, have increased compared to the past three years. ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50726480/49-nests-of-endangered-turtle-species-found/

Nests of endangered Ibis found

Ten nests of White-shouldered Ibis, considered as the most endangered animal, have been found at the northeastern Rattanakiri province. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50726189/nests-of-endangered-ibis-found/

Increase in wildlife presence in Cambodia confirmed

Cambodia has observed noticeable increase of wildlife presence including rare and endangered species at Virachey National Park in the last five years, according to the Ministry of Environment. ...

Lim Nary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/724931/increase-in-wildlife-presence-in-cambodia-confirmed/

Efforts urged as nation’s wildlife threatened

The government and wildlife protection NGOs have recently expressed concerns about the increasing death toll of endangered species in Cambodia. The concerns were raised ahead of today’s Annual Endangered Species Day. ...

Va Sonyka
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50723288/efforts-urged-as-nations-wildlife-threatened/

Various wild animal horns confiscated after a raid

Officials from the forestry administration raided a home in Mondulkiri province’s O’Raing district on Tuesday, confiscating the remains and horns of various endangered animals and making one arrest. ...

Ros Chanveasna
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5078537/various-wild-animal-horns-confiscated-raid/

Cambodian 'Avatars' Rally to Save Forest

More than one hundred villagers dressed as the forest people from the hit film “Avatar” protested in the Cambodian capital Thursday against the destruction of the country’s Prey Lang forestThey say the forest, which is a source of livelihood for some 200,000 mainly indigenous people, ...

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