What kind of elephants are in Cambodia?
Cambodian elephants belong to the Elephas maximus genus which are found throughout Southeast Asia from India in the west to Borneo in the east. Asian elephants are the largest living land animals in Asia. Cambodian elephants’ are an endangered animal. They are threatened by a loss of habitat and by poaching.
Are there big cats in Cambodia?
There are at least seven big cat species that have been recorded in Cambodia such as the leopard cat, fishing cat, Asian golden cat, marbled cat, clouded leopard, Indochinese leopard and tiger, but some are most likely extinct.
What is Kaavan elephant now?
Kaavan was relocated to a Cambodian animal sanctuary. 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.
Are there sharks in Cambodia?
One shark species, namely whale shark (Rhincodon typus), is included in the list of endangered species of Cambodia. Development of the National Plan of Action on Conservation and Management of Shark (NPOA-Shark) is also underway.
How many elephants are there in Cambodia?
There are currently estimated to be between 400 and 600 wild elephants in Cambodia, with the main concentration located in the Cardamom Mountains in south-western Cambodia, and the eastern plains of Mondulkiri Province.