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angkor wat
2014-12-29 12:16:26

One of the world’s most spectacular historical sites could now have a future full of remarkable wildlife too, as conservationists try to restore the forests around Cambodia’s Angkor Wat to the teeming levels of animal life that they once had.

2013-08-28 23:04:45

Nick Marx, Wildlife Alliance’s Wildlife Programs Director – along with thirty-eight other conservationists who have dedicated their lives to saving the Earth’s endangered species – has

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2010-12-27 14:50:00

Wildlife rescue authorities have taken into custody an enraged bull elephant that killed its owner and went on a 10-day rampage in the Cambodian countryside.


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Hairy-nosed Otter, Lutra sumatrana
2012-12-31 13:07:52

The hairy-nosed otter (Lutra sumatrana) is a rare species that was thought to be extinct until 1998. It is native to Southeast Asia with a range that includes Cambodia, Myanmar, South Thailand, South Vietnam, and Sumatra and Borneo in Peninsular Malaysia. It prefers a habitat within coastal areas or near large inland bodies of water. The hairy-nosed otter can reach an average body length between twenty and twenty-three inches, with a tail length of up to twenty inches and a weight between...

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Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.