The Cambodia Wildlife Sanctuary was created to protect and conserve the unique animals and remarkable habitat of Cambodia. 45,000 acres of this rich forest landscape and diverse wildlife population are now protected by the Cambodian Wildlife Sanctuary for future generations to see and enjoy.
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Fake news about Kaavan being used for breeding dispelled
The rumours and misinformation regarding Kaavan, the rescued elephant from Pakistan, being used to intentionally breed with other elephants has been claimed to be fake news by Cambodia Wildlife Sanctuary (CWS). According to CWS, the rumours are totally false. …
How Cher Helped Free “The World’s Loneliest Elephant”
The cameraman zooms in on the anxious elephant, who paces back and forth. However, the pachyderm’s demeanor instantly calms down upon hearing a soothing ballad from Disney’s Cinderella, “A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes,” sung to him by none other than American singer and actress Cher. …
One month on and no longer ‘the world’s loneliest elephant’
One month after Kaavan the “world’s loneliest elephant” arrived in Cambodia, the giant is showing major signs of improvement in his formerly turbulent behaviour. Kaavan was relocated to Cambodia Wildlife Sanctuary (CWS) on November 30 after five years of campaigning to relocate him from Islamabad zoo, Pakistan, an allegedly abusive environment. …
Lonely no more: Kaavan the elephant makes new friend
It was his first contact with another elephant in eight years. Reaching out with his trunk, Kaavan tentatively greeted a fellow inhabitant of the Cambodian sanctuary where he is beginning his new life after being rescued from grim conditions in a Pakistani zoo. The 36-year-old bull elephant — dubbed the “world’s loneliest” — was the sole Asian elephant at Islamabad’s dilapidated zoo. …
The Cambodia Wildlife Sanctuary was created to protect and conserve the unique animals and remarkable habitat of Cambodia. One million acres of this rich forest landscape and diverse wildlife population are now protected by the Cambodian Wildlife Sanctuary for future generations to see and enjoy. In partnership with the government of Cambodia, the project agreement is already in place to protect them in perpetuity. Click here to view the project agreement.
The sanctuary is located in Kulen-Promtep Wildlife Sanctuary in the provinces of Preah Vihear, Siem Reap and Odor Mean Chey in the Kingdom of Cambodia and covers approximately One million acres. A truly unique natural experience awaits you here. A dedicated group of conservationists are working with the Cambodian Government to preserve this delicate and diverse environment. But, your help is still needed. Any assistance you can provide is welcome.