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 ...
Nasilo ng mga residente ang isang buwaya na may habang dalawang metro sa isang sapa sa Balliao, Benito Soliven, Isabela kamakalawa.
Ayon kay Sr. Insp. Joel Bumanglag, hepe ng Benito Soliven Police, ang buwaya ay nahuli ni Edilberto Ortaleza sa isang creek na malapit sa kanyang pag-aaring fishpond.
Ayon pa kay Bumanglag, nagulat na lamang si Ortaleza nang makita ang buwaya na nalambat sa pamamagitan ng isang pain na para sa baboy ramo.
Una rito, ipinabatid sa kanilang himpilan ni Mr. Erwin Napole, ang Barangay Nutrition Scholar ng Balliao, Benito Soliven, Isabela, ang pangyayari kaugna ...
Hi! Its me again Sonny. Did you read my previous article Lights Out! Let Them Shine: Ihawig Firefly Watching, Palawan? Well, you better read it as this post somewhat appear as the continuation! (Hint: Crocodiles.) Oops! Speaking of. Here we are, let us now go explore Palawan Crocodile Farm (also called Palawan Wildlife Conservation Center)!
Much effort was put into education and awareness campaigns to increase public acceptance of the crocodile. After their confidence was gained, local people and officials became involved in the active protection of the species.
Changing The Image Of The World's Rarest Crocodile In The Philippines.
The critically endangered Philippine crocodile is the rarest crocodile in the world. The only two remaining wild populations are in northern Luzon and in southwest Mindanao. The biggest problem the crocodile faces is its negative image. Many local people view them as dangerous, and k ...