Calauit Island Safari Park and Wildlife Sanctuary is a game reserve and wildlife sanctuary located in Calauit Island, a 3,700 hectare island in the Calamian Islands chain that lies off the coast of Palawan in the MIMAROPA region of the Philippines. It is known for its wildlife sanctuary with a substantial population of African animals, including giraffes, zebras, and antelopes, as well as local fa ...
una that all roam freely in a game reserve created in the 1970s.
Endangered local species are also protected in the sanctuary. As of 2005, these included 1,200 Calamian deer, 22 mousedeer, 4 Palawan bearcats, 5 crocodiles, and 2 wild pigs. The sanctuary has also been home to Palawan peacock pheasants, porcupines, sea eagles, wildcats, scaly anteaters, and pythons. There have also been programs to rejuvenate and protect the island's marine resources, forests, and mangroves. In the island's waters live dugongs, sea turtles, and giant clams. Calauit's coral reefs, once badly damaged by invasive fishing practices, have recovered and are now rich breeding grounds for fish and crustaceans.
Calauit Island Safari Park and Wildlife Sanctuary News
Calauit Safari Park is a game reserve and wildlife sanctuary located in Calauit Island, a 3,700 hectare island in the Calamian Islands chain that lies off the coast of Palawan in the MIMAROPA region of the Philippines. It is known for its wildlife sanctuary with a substantial population of African animals, including giraffes, zebras, and antelopes, as well as local fauna that all roam freely in a game reserve created in the 1970s.
From a run-down safari out of nowhere to shipwrecks scattered all over, Palawan's Coron isn't just a hidden gem of a beach destination. Go island-hopping and you'll find some unusual surprises.
PALAWAN, Philippines: Like many tourists, I recently went to Palawan fully expecting pristine lagoons, crystal clear waters with colourful reefs and white sand beaches.
What I did not expect, however, was being held hostage by a greedy giraffe.
On the second day of a quick holiday getaway with the family, we found ourselves stuck inside a small enclosure surrounded by giraffes and zebras, on an ...
Island hopping and snorkeling at the beautiful uncrowded Busuanga Island, Palawan, Philippines.
When reality is better than your dreams? thats what I felt the moment my feet stepped into the paradise of Coron, Palawan.
Coron is one of the most famous destination in the Philippines. Coron is an easy pick for families, couples and vacationers simply because of its beauty. Pristine beaches, magnificent lagoons, towering rock formations, rich coral gardens and diverse wildlife are the things you will encounter and experience when you visit Coron.
The tour guide said "coron" meant pot in the Palawan language.
Although it was hard to tell if this was another of his jokes (he was more a stand-up comedian than tour guide), the information made sense, as the word meant the same in other Philippine dialects.
Coron, on the island of Busuanga and one of Palawans most popular travel destinations, may not be the proverbial pot of gold, but visitors will find there are other treasures to discover in this relatively still pristine spot in the Philippines.
Its the starting point and base for exploring the diverse and beau ...