Are monkeys protected in Cambodia?

It’s illegal to keep pet monkeys in many parts of the world, including Cambodia and Vietnam where most of them are presently.

Are there monkeys in Cambodia?

These slender monkeys inhabit semi-evergreen and evergreen forest, as well as forests along rivers. The adults are silvery grey and their young are a distinctive ginger. Langurs are still relatively common in Cambodia, with many centred in Mondulkiri’s Eastern Plains.

Where are monkeys banned?

Read that 19 states currently have absolute bans on ownership, sales and importation of pet monkeys. California, Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Utah, Vermont and Wyoming all ban …

Is it illegal to have a monkey in Vietnam?

Possession of a macaque of any species is illegal in Vietnam unless a permit has been granted by the Forest Protection Department (FPD), whose remit includes enforcement of the legislation. Such permits are rarely granted and cannot be legally granted for the purposes of pet ownership.

How old is Amari monkey?

About 4 weeks ago the Wildlife Alliance in Cambodia received a 14 year old mother long tailed macaque monkey, she was named Amari.

What religion is practiced in Cambodia?

Cambodia is predominantly Buddhist with 80% of the population being Theravada Buddhist, 1% Christian and the majority of the remaining population follow Islam, atheism, or animism. Buddhist nun at Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, Cambodia.

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What animals live in Angkor Wat?

Before it became Cambodia’s most famous tourist attraction, Angkor Wat teemed with wildlife — monkeys, deer, and even wildcats. Due to the efforts of the Wildlife Alliance, gibbons, leopards, and even otters now call the Angkor Archeological Park home.

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