What is Cambodia’s native animal?

Wildlife in Cambodia includes dholes, elephants, deer (sambar, Eld’s deer, hog deer and muntjac), wild oxen (banteng and gaur), panthers, bears, and tigers. Cormorants, cranes, ibises, parrots, green peafowl, pheasants, and wild ducks are also found, and species of venomous snakes and constrictors are numerous.

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.

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.

Does Cambodia have snakes?

THE PLIGHT OF CAMBODIA’S WATER SNAKES. Cambodia’s insatiable appetite for most everything that moves, does not exclude snakes. Venomous cobras are particularly relished; but so also are pythons, rat snakes, and others. It is the water snakes of the Tonle Sap, however, that are most exploited for food.

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