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Philippine Serpent Eagle rescued in Sultan Kudarat


A Philippine Serpent Eagle (Spilornis holospilus) was rescued in Sultan Kudarat on Sunday, September 13.

In a Facebook post, DENR Soccsksargen said the eagle was rescued by a concerned citizen while it was in a middle of a fight with a big snake in Barangay Lancheta, Tacurog City.

The rescued Philippine Serpent Eagle is now under the custody of DENR-12 Wildlife Rescue Center in Lutayan, Sultan Kudarat.

 

LOOK: Na-rescue ang isang Philippine Serpent Eagle sa Tacurog City, Sultan Kudarat nitong September 13. Ayon sa...

Posted by GMA News on Tuesday, 15 September 2020

 

In-house veterinarian Dr. Neil Velasco said the eagle is in good condition, though it has yet to undergo formal medical check-up.

Philippine Eagles are marked as critically endangered by the International Union of Conservation of Nature (IUCN), having only an estimated 400 pairs in the wild. — Julia Medina/LA, GMA News

 

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