One male Philippine Long-tailed Macaque or Philippine Monkey (𝘔𝘢𝘤𝘢𝘤𝘢 𝘧𝘢𝘴𝘤𝘪𝘤𝘶𝘭𝘢𝘳𝘪𝘴 𝘱𝘩𝘪𝘭𝘪𝘱𝘱𝘦𝘯𝘴𝘪𝘴) was retrieved by the Palawan Council for Sustainable Development Staff (PCSDS) in Brgy. San Jose, Puerto Princesa City on June 4, 2021.
Said Philippine Long-tailed Macaque, listed as Endangered Species” under PCSD Resolution No. 15-521, which is allegedly owned by Mr. Alexander Buhain of New Market Road, Brgy. San Jose, was seen by a concerned citizen while being tied to a tree. The concerned citizen immediately reported the incident to the Facebook page of the PCSDS.
On the same day, the PCSD enforcement team went to the area to validate the veracity of the report. Upon confirming that it was true, the Philippine Long-tailed Macaque was seized by the PCSD enforcement team and was brought to the Palawan Wildlife Rescue and Conservation Center (PWRCC) for its rehabilitation.
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