One male Philippine Long-Tailed Macaque rescued in Barangay San Jose, PPC

by | Jun 7, 2021

One male Philippine Long-tailed Macaque or Philippine Monkey (π˜”π˜’π˜€π˜’π˜€π˜’ 𝘧𝘒𝘴𝘀π˜ͺ𝘀𝘢𝘭𝘒𝘳π˜ͺ𝘴 𝘱𝘩π˜ͺ𝘭π˜ͺ𝘱𝘱𝘦𝘯𝘴π˜ͺ𝘴) 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.

If you happen to find any wildlife creature within your vicinity, please report it immediately to our office thru hotline numbers 0935-116-2336 (Globe/TM) and 0931-964-2128 (Smart/TNT). You may also send a message to our Facebook page for your concerns.