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Wednesday, 04 January 2017 00:00

LGU Maitum rescues Philippine Eagle

MAITUM, Sarangani (January 4, 2017) – The local government unit (LGU) of Maitum and the Davao City-based Philippine Eagle Center (PEC) brought the raptor to the PEC Tuesday night. (Rey Balazon for MAITUM INFORMATION OFFICE)

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Wednesday, 04 January 2017 00:00

Philippine Eagle rescued in Sarangani

MAITUM, Sarangani (January 4, 2017) – A Philippine Eagle (Pithecophaga jefferyi), the country’s national bird, has been found alive in the forest of Barangay Batian prompting the local government unit (LGU) of Maitum to mount a rescue operation to protect the bird and its habitat.

LGU staff and personnel of the Davao City-based Philippine Eagle Center (PEC) brought the raptor to the PEC Tuesday night (January 3).

“I am thankful with the rescue of the juvenile Philippine Eagle. This only proves that Maitum has still thick forest that we ought to preserve and protect,” said Mayor Alexander Bryan Reganit. “I will do my best to protect the endangered species of Maitum as our legacy to the future generations.”

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