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Nest Protection Team spots 15 baby Siamese crocodiles in a lake

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Nest Protection Team spots 15 baby Siamese crocodiles in a lake
(September 11, 2020) KOH KONG, Cambodia (September 11, 2020) – WCS released pics and video today showing critically endangered Siamese crocodile hatchlings (Crocodylus siamensis) – among the world’s most endangered crocodile species – swimming in a natural lake in Sre Ambel district of Koh Kong Province, Cambodia. The images were taken by a patrol from WCS’s Crocodile Nest Protection Team working in collaboration with the Fisheries Administration and Koh Kong Provincial Department of Ag...

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Posted in: Latest Discovery


2020 International Vulture Awareness Day: Cambodia’s vultures remain at the edge of extinction

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2020 International Vulture Awareness Day: Cambodia’s vultures remain at the edge of extinction
(September 05, 2020) Phnom Penh –Today marks the International Vulture Awareness Day with the message that vultures need all our help if they are to survive in Cambodia. Vultures are masters of the air! Recent satellite tagging of vultures in Siem Pang Wildlife Sanctuary has revealed vultures fly at heights of 6 km, and by flying at up to 100 km/hour can commute between the vulture feeding stations in Chhep and Siem Pang Wildlife Sanctuaries with ease. However, there is more to the story. Vultures play an impo...

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Posted in: Vultures