Aug 27 2012 09:37 pm
Previous entry: Butterfly Sanctuary
Date: 15th June 2012
The next destination, after the Butterfly Farm,
Yes… we were here to meet the infamous Philippines Eagles!
But, let’s do some homework first:
The eagles are an endangered lot
The pictures I had seen so far gave me the impression that they are cute:
We had to walk deep into the park:
These are the cages for the eagles. The cages have to be big enough to allow them to stretch their wings (fly). There’s one here, can you see it:
They are also known as the monkey-eating eagles (yes, they eat monkeys!)
Their wing span is 7 meters!
This was the closest we could get to one:
This one was just curious of us as much as we were curious to see him:
This park is definitely very educational
This one is in a cage:
There was a donation drive some years ago, and donors’ names are etched on the blocks of cements:
On our way out, we were “greeted” by this Brahminy kite
The road back to Davao:
Except for the public transports, the ambience really reminded me of the villages back home in 1970s..