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Bear-cub rescues lift tally to nine in 2014

Nine sun bear cubs have been rescued in the first 10 months of this year, according to the Phnom Penh office of NGO Wildlife Alliance. The cubs, some as young as two weeks, were saved by government rangers and the NGO’s Wildlife Rapid Rescue Team (WRRT), ...

Phak Seangly
http://phnompenhpost.com/national/bear-cub-rescues-lift-tally-nine-2014

A burden to bear

Among the exotic wildlife that prowls Cambodia’s forests are large furry creatures that may be far more familiar to European and North American visitors than the ever-dwindling populations of large cats and beastly elephants. The Kingdom’s bears climb trees and devour honey just like their ...

Bennett Murray
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/7days/burden-bear

Saved From the Soup, Rescued Sun Bears Thrive

Now about six months old, Hope is still a little clumsy when climbing trees. Hope’s sidekick, named “173,” follows her around as if they were inseparable twins. Together, they swing in a hammock, bathe in a pool and, sometimes, climb up the metal bars of their ...

Denise Hruby
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/saved-from-the-soup-rescued-sun-bears-thrive-48223/

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