Phnom Tamao Zoo and Wildlife Rescue Center (PTWRC) in Cambodia


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Phnom Tamao Zoo and Wildlife Rescue Center (PTWRC)



Typezoo
Founded1995
Address Tro Pang Sap
Place Phnom Tamao
Province Takeo province
Country Cambodia
Website http://www.wildlifealliance.org/blog/tag/phnom-tamao-wildlife-rescue-center

DirectorsNick Marx
Google map
Relevant literature
Description

Phnom Tamao Zoo and Wildlife Rescue Center (PTWRC), located at Tro Pang Sap, in Phnom Tamao, Cambodia , was founded in 1995.

Living elephants

At the Phnom Tamao Zoo and Wildlife Rescue Center (PTWRC) lives 5 elephants with records in this database: (detail list)
  1. Chamroeun
  2. Chhouk born 2011
  3. Lucky born 1998
  4. Narann (Aram, Naram, Orang) born 1999
  5. Sakor born 1996

Comments / pictures
Phnom Tamao Zoo and Wildlife Rescue Center (PTWRC) in Cambodia Cambodia
Phnom Tamaos first 2 elephants at young age

















Commands
Move up Da muck
Move backToy groy
StrechDrum
Lift footJune
Turn leftBot sway
Turn rightBot sadam
Come hereMop nee
Go awayDa nuk
SlowlyJut jut
FasterLuan
StopNung



This zoo and wildlife rescue centre, 40km outside Phnom Penh city, was set up to preserve and rescue rare and endangered local wildlife including tiger, lion, deer, bear, peacock, heron, crocodile and turtle. Eighty hectares of the total area have been established as a national zoo and up to 1,200 hectares have been reserved for its future extension and development. At the top of the hill theres an Angkor temple, Prasat Tamao, which was built in the century before Angkor Wat.

References for records about Phnom Tamao Zoo and Wildlife Rescue Center (PTWRC)

Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan (2021). Phnom Tamao Zoo and Wildlife Rescue Center (PTWRC), Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=134. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Gavin Bourchier, Perth Zoo
  • Nick Marx, Phnom Tamao


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