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Endangered gibbon born at Angkor Wat

A second pair of endangered pileated gibbons released into the forest near Angkor Wat last year have had a baby. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya and Donna M Airoldi
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/endangered-gibbon-born-angkor-wat

Wild things return to Angkor Wat

Decades after poachers stripped the forests surrounding Angkor Wat of large mammals, an innovative conservation group is bringing them back. Already, Wildlife Alliance has rewilded the forest with gibbons and langurs. And more are coming. ...

Jeremy Hance
http://www.theguardian.com/environment/radical-conservation/2015/nov/24/angkor-wat-wildlife-gibbons-rewilding

Python skin origins unclear

The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) on Monday warned that allegedly farmed python skins originating from Cambodia could in fact have been harvested in the wild, and called for surveys to determine the scale and impact of possible python hunting in the ...

Stuart White
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/python-skin-origins-unclear

Elephants likely shot: NGO

A group of endangered Asian elephants found dead in Mondulkiri province on Sunday were likely slaughtered, investigators from conservation group WWF-Cambodia have found. The organisation said in a statement yesterday an investigation into the deaths in protected Phnom Prich Wildlife Sanctuary suggested the elephants were “slaughtered ...

Phak Seangly and Amelia Woodside
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/elephants-likely-shot-ngo

Zoo fighting back from brink

A leopard appears healthy and strong as it paces the walls of its cage with a confident swagger and muffled growl that hints at its ferocity. It’s a welcome sight at Kampot province’s much-maligned Teuk Chhou zoo, which less than one year ago was struggling to ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012031355003/National-news/zoo-fighting-back-from-brink.html

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