Two Philippine Rat Snakes (𝘊𝘰𝘦𝘭𝘰𝘨𝘯𝘢𝘵𝘩𝘶𝘴 𝘱𝘩𝘪𝘭𝘪𝘱𝘱𝘪𝘯𝘶𝘴) were rescued by the Palawan Council for Sustainable Development Staff (PCSDS) Enforcement Team on September 14, 2021.
The PCSDS Enforcement Team received a report from a certain Mr. Maclean Dimanalata about a snake that he found inside their house in Nadayao Road, Barangay San Pedro, Puerto Princesa City on September 14, 2021, at around 9:00 AM. The PCSDS enforcement team was dispatched immediately and arrived in the area at 9:43 AM to retrieve the Philippine Rat Snake.
On the same day, at 8:29 PM, the PCSDS Enforcement Team received another report of a wounded Philippine Rat Snake that was found in the area. The PCSDS Enforcement Team responded quickly and went to the area to rescue the wounded snake.
The first Philippine Rat Snake measures approximately 50 cms in length.
The second wounded Philippine Rat Snake measures 155 cms in length.
The two Philippine Rat Snakes were brought to the Palawan Wildlife Rescue and Conservation Center (PWRCC) for their rehabilitation on September 15, 2021.
The PCSDS urges persons who happen to find or rescue wildlife to turn them over to our office, which can be contacted thru hotline numbers 0935-116-2336 (Globe/TM) and 0948-937-2200 (Smart/TNT). You may also send a message to our Facebook page for your other concerns.