PWRCC

Puerto Princesa City, Palawan

The Palawan Wildlife Rescue and Conservation Center (PWRCC), formerly known as the Crocodile Farm and Nature Park or Crocodile Farming Institute, is a national research institute devoted for the protection of wildlife and for research studies on endangered species under the supervision and management of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources Protected Areas and Wildlife Bureau (DENR-P ...

AWB). It is located in Puerto Princesa City, the capital of the island province of Palawan in the Philippines.

Palawan Wildlife Rescue Conservation Center PWRCC News

  • Saltwater Crocodile Caught 'For The First Time' In Iwahig

    Saltwater Crocodile Caught 'For The First Time' In Iwahig

    A 10-foot male subadult saltwater crocodile (Crocodylus porosus) was captured "for the first time" on Sunday morning in a small river within the Iwahig Prison and Penal Farm (IPPF) in Puerto Princesa City.

    Palawan Council for Sustainable Development Staff (PCSDS) information officer Jovic Fabello confirmed the entrapment of the saltwater crocodile around 1 a.m. on March 24.

    It was allegedly attacking the poultry animals of the inmates in the correctional facility.

    "Ito "yong first time natin na nagkaroon ng record na ganito sa Iwahig. Pero sa mga related literature during the past ay ...

  • Born To Be Wild: The Repatriation Of A Philippine Talking Mynah

    Doc Nielsen went to Palawan for the repatriation of a Philippine Talking Mynah. Here's the full story.

  • Leopard Cat Repatriated To Palawan

    Leopard Cat Repatriated To Palawan

    A leopard cat was repatriated to Palawan and released back to the wild in Barangay Tagabenit after quarantine last week.

    The release was made possible by the Palawan Council for Sustainable Development Staff (PCSDS), Palawan Wildlife Rescue and Conservation Center (PWRCC), local Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), and Philippine television travelogue show Born to be Wild hosted by veterinarian Dr. Nielsen Donato.

    The repatriation and release of the feral cat was the first documented in the province, according to the PCSDS.

    PCSDS spokesperson Jovic Fabello said Frid ...

  • Releasing A Palawan Leopard Cat Back Into The Wild

    Doc Nielsen went to Palawan to release a leopard cat back into its natural habitat. According to Palawan Wildlife Rescue and Conservation Center, this was the first time that a leopard cat was transported in-flight to release back into the wild.

  • Info Drive On Wildlife Protection Urged

    Info Drive On Wildlife Protection Urged

    Environment authorities and local government units (LGUs) should intensify information campaigns on wildlife protection in the province because some animals are already considered as "pests" by residents for destroying their livelihood and attacking residents.

    Board Member Clarito Demaala IV, who filed a resolution on this at the Palawan Provincial Board (PB), said the campaigns should be in cooperation with the Palawan Wildlife Rescue and Conservation Center (PWRCC) and other related government agencies for wildlife protection.

    He said sea turtles (pawikan) have become pests to seaweeds ...

  • PWRCC Names Problem Crocodile Singko

    PWRCC Names Problem Crocodile Singko

    The Palawan Wildlife Rescue and Conservation Center (PWRCC) confirmed Wednesday that the 15.6-foot male saltwater crocodile they have captured in Balabac was the "problem crocodile" that killed a fisherman in the municipality recently.

    Crocodile expert and PWRCC technical section chief Salvador Guion said Wednesday in a media conference at the Palawan Council for Sustainable Development Staff (PCSDS) office that they named him "Singko" after Poblacion 5, the coastal village in Balabac where he was caught on December 1.

    The PWRCC captured him by using a cable snare trap device with goat m ...