One Reticulated Python (𝘔𝘢𝘭𝘢𝘺𝘰𝘱𝘺𝘵𝘩𝘰𝘯 𝘳𝘦𝘵𝘪𝘤𝘶𝘭𝘢𝘵𝘶𝘴) was retrieved through a joint operation of the PCSDS Enforcement Team and Provincial Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) at Purok Sigla, Brgy. San Manuel, Puerto Princesa City on August 30, 2021 at 10:00 AM.
The snake was recovered by the PCSDS Enforcement Team and the Provincial CIDG in Mr. Gerardo Gonzaga’s motor and machine shop. A concerned citizen reported Mr. Gonzaga’s possession of the wildlife species, which prompted the retrieval operation.
The Reticulated Python was brought to the Palawan Wildlife Rescue and Conservation Center (PWRCC) for its rehabilitation on the same day.
The Reticulated Python, listed as “Endangered Species” under the PCSD Resolution No. 15-521, has a length of approximately 3 meters and width of 12 cms.
The PCSDS urges everyone who happens to find or rescue wildlife creatures to turn them over to their main office at PCSDS Bldg., Bgy. Sta. Monica, Puerto Princesa City. You may also contact PCSDS thru hotline numbers 0935-116-2336 (Globe/TM) and 0948-937-2200 (Smart/TNT) or send a message to their Facebook page for your other concerns.