Endangered species Cambodia

‘Drastic’ declines in Cambodia’s endangered wildlife


WWF Cambodia released a report on January 15 saying the ungulate populations in two sanctuaries – Srepok and the neighboring Phnom Prich – had seen a drastic 10-year decline.

The estimated banteng population plummeted by 72%, from about 3,013 in 2010 to just 856 in 2020, within both sanctuaries, which have a combined area of 5,955 square kilometers – slightly larger than Brunei Darussalam.    

This article was published on VOA News on February 8, 2021.