“Bird of Prey” (Green Spark Award) ENCORE. Screening Friday, October 19, 7pm, at the Frank Arts Center at Shepherd University. “Bird of Prey,” explores the vanishing world of the Great Philippine Eagle and profiles the courageous heroes who are determined to save it.
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Your wings already exist. All you have to do is FLY 🦅
Someday I hope that there will be more eagles flying freely. What is PROGRESS if it means destroying our environment? I thank Davao for reminding what a progressive country we can be, but still keeping mother nature intact.
"Davao is home to the now endangered Philippine Monkey-Eating Eagle or simply Philippine Eagle. It is considered as one of the largest breeds of bird in the world with a wingspan of two metres. To ensure their continuous existence within the Philippine Rainforest, The Philippine Eagle Center was built. The Center is home to 36 Philippine Eagles and other bird species like grass owl and white-bellied sea eagle.
Here, they breed eagles and make sure their population will not soon diminish. The Philippine Eagles are monogamous thus they only take one partner for life. The female Philippine Eagles also only produces egg once every two years, thus they also use In Vitro Fertilization or IVF.
The Center is surrounded with lush greens and in some areas tall bamboo trees thus making the visitors feel like they’re in a real rainforest area.
The Philippine Eagle Center is located at the foot of Mount Apo in a town called Malagos. It is placed a bit away from the hustle and bustle of the city so as to give the eagles a peaceful sanctuary." - jeepneyguide.com