Davao Crocodile Park is one among the many tourist destinations in Davao city. Established in 1995, Davao Crocodile Park promotes conservation of crocodiles along with other wild animals. It is said that the park showcases a state of the art crocodile farming system not only in Davao but in the entire country.
You?ve never been to Palawan if you havent set foot on its beautiful capital, Puerto Princesa.
It has menacing looks and a huge frame to match, but also exhibits a graceful and majestic form in flight. A large and powerful bird of prey, it used to be called the monkey-eating eagle because macaques formed part of its diet. Some have even fed on small deer weighing as much as 14 kilos a testament to their strength and size. But with only an estimated 400 or so pairs left in the wild, the Philippine Eagle is critically endangered.
Located in Barangay Irawan in Puerto Princesa City in Palawan, the Palawan Wildlife Rescue and Conservation Center is one of the most visited tourist attractions of the city.
Wildlife experts have proposed the identification of areas in southern Palawan that will be declared as critical habitat for crocodiles, to allow for their proper management and minimize the risks faced by local communities.
The proposal came in the wake of reports of numerous sightings of crocodiles within populated areas in Balabac which experts have attributed to the disturbance of their natural habitats.
Rainier Manalo, Program Director of Crocodile Research and Conservation Program, Crocodylus Porosus Philippines, said there is a need to conduct a study to determine crocodiles popul ...
Residents of Balabac town have expressed concern over the frequent sightings of crocodiles around Barangay Rabor, as environment officials said the destruction of their mangrove habitats may be causing the disturbance of the animals.
Repeated sightings of crocodiles were reported near Rabor Elementary School, prompting school officials to seek help from authorities.
Dionisio Latawan, a public school teacher, told Palawan News, that he saw a crocodile some 200 meters away from school last August 12, Saturday.
Kasama ko yung co-teacher ko. Nagulat na lang kami may biglang parang humampa ...