Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary in Cambodia

Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary
OwnerMinistry of Environment, Cambodia
Size2,926.9 km2 (1,130.1 sq mi)
First elephant arrived2002
Province Mondulkiri and Kratié provinces

DirectorsPrum Vibol Ratanak
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Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary, in Senmonorom, in Cambodia, was founded in 2002 and the first elephant arrived in 2002.

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Aituated in the foothills of the Annamite mountains. At 2,926 km2 this is the largest new protected area created in Cambodia since 2002, with more than 950 species recorded within the protected area.

2002 known as Seima Biodiversity Conservation Area

On August 7th 2009 the Royal Government of Cambodia's highest legislative body, the Council of Ministers declared the creation of the Seima Protection Forest (SPF).

2016: changed name to Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary.

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Koehl, Dan (2020). Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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