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The fauna , Asian elephant, Cambodia , Cambodia
Asian elephant, Cambodia

There are four species of the Asian elephant, also called the Indian elephant. It is estimated that Cambodia is home to 400 to 600 wild elephants.

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The fauna Cambodia
By Amy Adejokun Amy Adejokun Section editor

Discover The fauna

Cambodia has all sorts of animals, some of which are becoming more and more rare, such as the Java rhinoceros, the Asian elephant, the Ko Prey, the gaur (wild ox), the water buffalo, the tiger, or the sao la (antelope). However, bear, buffalo, leopards, monkeys or snakes still live in the country's forests.
We do not forget the crocodiles, however they only live on farms, where they are bred for their flesh and skin.
Birdwatchers will be delighted, as numerous species have chosen Cambodia as their domicile. You can see cranes, egrets, sparrowhawks, falcons, kites, eagles, vultures, peacocks, quail, woodcocks, owls, heron, pelicans, wild ducks, cormorants...
National parks and animal reserves have been created to preserve this nature.

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The fauna , The elephants of Cambodia , Cambodia
The elephants of Cambodia

Cambodia is full of all kinds of animals, some of which, like the Asian elephant are becoming increasingly rare.

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The fauna , In Cambodia there is a huge variation of wild , Cambodia
In Cambodia there is a huge variation of wild

There are many species of wild cattle among which are the kouprey, of which there are over 250 in Cambodia.

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The fauna , Angkor Wat , Cambodia
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A horse quenches its thirst within the surrounding greenary of Angkor Wat

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The fauna , A crocodile, Cambodia , Cambodia
A crocodile, Cambodia

Cambodia is populated by some of the worlds most dangerous animals, including crocodiles, tigers, snakes and leopards.

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The fauna , Cambodian agriculture , Cambodia
Cambodian agriculture

Oxen are essential to farmers working on the fields.

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