Agusan Marsh Wildlife Sanctuary
WHAT CAN WE DO to protect and preserve this wildlife sanctuary?
Situated in Northeastern Mindanao, the Agusan Marsh Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the 9 ASEAN Heritage Parks in the Philippines and the most recently declared. It is home to nearly 200 species of birds, mammals, reptiles, and fish. Known as a refuge for migratory birds during the dry season, thousands come from as far away as Japan, China, and Russia.
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Did you know that over 200 individual species are known to spend at least part of the year in the marsh? Can you name some bird species sighted in the area?
March 3 is World Wildlife Day. It is a United Nations International Day to celebrate all the world’s wild animals and plants and the contribution that they make to our lives and the health of the planet.
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