Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Center

Quezon City, Manila

The Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Center is a 64.58-hectare (159.6-acre) zoological and botanical garden located in Diliman, Quezon City, the Philippines. It was named after Benigno S. "Ninoy" Aquino, Jr. The Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Center has a lagoon, an aquarium, a playground, botanical garden and a Wildlife Rescue Center, which the Department of Environment and Natural Resources uses ...

as a temporary shelter where confiscated, retrieved, donated, sick, abandoned, and injured wild animals are placed to be taken care of. The park houses several indigenous plants and animals such as crab-eating macaques, water monitors, Philippine deer, binturongs, Palawan bearded pigs and several varieties of birds.

Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Center News

  • Haribon Members Convene At 44th General Assembly

    Celebrating more than four decades of biodiversity conservation, members of environmental group Haribon Foundation convened in its 44th annual General Assembly on June 3 at the Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Training Center.

    Yearly, Haribon gathers its members to give an update on the previous year's program accomplishments and collect inputs for future projects and strategies. Hosted by new Haribon members Apples Jalandoni and Chester Lobramonte, this year's assembly was also extra special as members had the privilege to elect five of their peers to the Board of Trustees.

    Among the new ...

  • Museum On Biodiversity To Open At QC Parks Center

    To enhance Filipinos' appreciation of the country's rich biological diversity, the Biodiversity Management Bureau (BMB) will unveil on Monday, May 22, a museum that is especially dedicated to the Philippines' unique marine and terrestrial biodiversity.

    BMB Director Theresa Mundita Lim expressed hoped that the Museum of Philippine Biodiversity inside the Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Center (NAPWC) in Quezon City would help awaken the interest of the public on the importance of conserving biodiversity.

    The museum will feature six protected areas representing the different and unique ter ...

  • Batang Philippine Eagle Na Na-trap Sa Panghuli Ng Unggoy Nailigtas

    Batang Philippine Eagle Sa Isabela Na Na-trap Sa Panghuli Ng Unggoy, Nailigtas.

  • DENR Exhorts Pinoys To Help Save Endangered PH Eagle

    Environment Secretary Ramon J.P. Paje renewed his call for Filipinos to help in the fight to save and protect the majestic Philippine eagle (Pithecophaga jefferyi), as the nation celebrates the Philippine Eagle Week (PEW) from June 4-10.

    This developed as the juvenile Philippine eagle earlier rescued after being accidentally caught in a trap in Aurora province was formally turned over to the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) on Thursday, giving conservationists hope for the critically endangered raptor.

    "The Philippine eagle is a unique heritage, found only in this p ...

  • Haribon Teaches Environmental Conservation Through Bird Watching

    Learning becomes fun when actual exposure to the subjects happen.

    And Haribon Foundation can attest to that as they are teaching about environmental conservation while conducting fun activities like bird watching.

    David Quimpo, wildlife researcher of Haribon, said the Philippines is blessed with an immense number of migratory birds and endemic birds, those that are unique in a certain area. But unfortunately, he added, these numbers are decreasing.

    "We have about 570 plus bird species but about 80 plus of them are threatened, 16 are critically endangered, including the Philippine eagl ...

  • Wildlife Day Tusks Turned Into Monument

    A P400-million elephant sculpture made from the ashes of more than four tons of confiscated ivory tusks was unveiled yesterday at the Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Center in Quezon City.

    The sculpture will serve as a reminder of the internationally acclaimed action of the government and its support for global efforts against elephant poaching and illegal ivory trade, according to Environment Secretary Ramon Paje.

    The unveiling of the sculpture marked the global celebration of World Wildlife Day.

    "The Philippines was the first to have spoken out against illegal wildlife trade. The li ...