Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary in Cambodia


Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary
Typewild
OwnerMinistry of Environment, Cambodia
Size2,926.9 km2 (1,130.1 sq mi)
Founded2002
First elephant arrived2002
PlaceSenmonorom
Province Mondulkiri and Kratié provinces
CountryCambodia
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Description

Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary, located 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.


References for records about Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary

Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan (2020). Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=2285. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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