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WCS and Partners Issue Ten-Year Report Card for Cambodia’s Most Biodiverse Protected Area

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WCS and Partners Issue Ten-Year Report Card for Cambodia’s Most Biodiverse Protected Area
(October 26, 2020) Phnom Penh, Cambodia (October 26, 2020) – The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) released a report today showing a ten-year population trend for 13 key wildlife species found in the Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary (KSWS), Cambodia’s most biodiverse protected area. Using scientifically robust data collected using a standardized methodology, the report shows that the populations of green peafowl and pig-tailed macaque are increasing; populations of black-shanked douc langur, yellow-cheek...

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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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Forty-eight eggs of Critically Endangered Siamese Crocodile found in Sre Ambel River System

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Forty-eight eggs of Critically Endangered Siamese Crocodile found in Sre Ambel River System
(June 14, 2019) Sre Ambel, Koh Kong - Conservationists from the Fisheries Administration (FiA), Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and local nest protection team found two nests with 48 eggs of the Critically Endangered Siamese Crocodile at two wetlands in the Sre Ambel River system in Koh Kong Province early this week. Siamese Crocodile (Crocodylus siamensis) is listed on the IUCN Red List as Critically Endangered, because its global population is declining at alarming rate. This species lives only in Ca...

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Cambodian tailorbird discovered within city limits of Phnom Penh

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 Cambodian tailorbird discovered within city limits of Phnom Penh
(June 25, 2013)   -   A team of scientists with the Wildlife Conservation Society, BirdLife International, and other groups have discovered a new species of bird.

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