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Kids share wildlife lesson through bird find

THE SERPENT eagle found by a group of children in Magpet town WILLIAMOR A.MAGBANUA/INQUIRER MINDANAO

A group of elementary pupils rescued a serpent eagle that it found while the children were on their way home in Magpet town, North Cotabato province, eliciting praises from town officials who said they marveled at how the children cared more for the environment than adults.

Posted: July 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Carabao on way to slaughterhouse goes berserk, is shot dead

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A carabao that was on its way to a slaughterhouse went berserk here Wednesday, attacking two motorcycles loaded with passengers and a roadside eatery, before it was shot dead by police, officials said.

Posted: July 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Elephant chained for 50 years freed

SCREENGRAB FROM www.mirror.co.uk

An elephant that was chained and tortured in captivity for half a century cried tears of joy when he was freed in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh last July 4.

Posted: July 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Rare wetland bird spotted in Ilocos Norte

Photo contributed by Tonji and Sylvia Ramos

Glossy Ibis (Plegadis falcinellus), a bird rarely seen in the Philippines, was identified last June 2 in Saud, Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte by volunteers from the Wild Bird Club of the Philippines (WBCP) taking part in a bird-migration research. This is the first time that this bird species was photographed in mainland Luzon.

Posted: June 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

US moves to ban drones in 400 national parks

This Oct. 16, 2013 file photo shows National Park Service Director Jonathan Jarvis on Capitol Hill in Washington. The National Park Service is taking steps to ban drones from 84 million acres of public lands and waterways, saying the unmanned aircraft annoy visitors, harass wildlife and threaten safety. AP

The National Park Service is moving to ban drones from 84 million acres (34 million hectares) of public lands and waterways.

Posted: June 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »