Cambodian anti-landmine authorities are training dogs to sniff out Covid-19, hoping the sharp-nosed canines normally used to detect underground explosives can keep the virus on a tight leash.
A defanged and declawed lion trafficked to an upscale neighborhood of the Cambodian capital was on Monday returned to its owner following the unlikely intervention of Prime Minister Hun Sen.
Cambodian authorities on Sunday confiscated a pet lion after the defanged and declawed animal was seen in TikTok videos in a Phnom Penh villa.
A giant African pouched rat called Magawa who spent years sniffing out landmines in the Cambodian countryside has stopped working and will enjoy a well-earned retirement eating bananas and peanuts, his employers told AFP.
Cambodians who lost family during the Khmer Rouge genocide Sunday slammed an Irish artist’s decision to digitally add smiles to old black and white pictures of victims killed by the regime.
A notorious slaughterhouse in Cambodia that has killed more than a million dogs was closed on Thursday as the country steps up efforts to end the trade in their meat.
A rundown Pakistan zoo once home to what was dubbed the “world’s loneliest elephant” and notorious for housing animals in cramped concrete enclosures has launched an ambitious $7.5 million makeover plan.
The US Treasury slapped sanctions Wednesday on a notorious Chinese organized crime leader known as “Broken Tooth”, alleging he is expanding criminal activities throughout Southeast Asia on the back of a major Beijing infrastructure initiative.
It was his first contact with another elephant in eight years.
Superstar Cher welcomed “the world’s loneliest elephant” to Cambodia Monday to begin a new life at a specialised sanctuary after the creature was rescued from grim conditions in a Pakistani zoo.
With music, treats and balloons, friends of Pakistan’s only Asian elephant threw a farewell party for the creature ahead of its relocation to Cambodia following years of campaigning by animal rights activists.
Stacking a ladder against the towering spires of Cambodia’s archaeological marvel Angkor Wat, Chhoeurm Try gingerly scales the temple’s exterior to hack away foliage before it damages the ancient facade.
The Khmer Rouge’s interrogator-in-chief Kaing Guek Eav, better known by his alias Duch, died Wednesday in Cambodia’s capital at the age of 77.
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The Cambodian tourist town of Siem Reap has banned the dog meat trade, a victory for animal rights campaigners who describe the area as the “lynchpin” of an industry that slaughters millions of creatures each year.