𝐊𝐨𝐫𝐨𝐧𝐚𝐝𝐚𝐥 𝐂𝐢𝐭𝐲, 𝐒𝐨𝐮𝐭𝐡 𝐂𝐨𝐭𝐚𝐛𝐚𝐭𝐨 – A rescued juvenile Philippine long-tailed macaque was turned over to the DENR-12 Wildlife Rescue Center on January 18.
On January 16, the Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (PENRO) of Cotabato received a report from Brgy. Kagawad Mark Libre Ceballos of Brgy. Lanao, Kidapawan City that a monkey was seen trapped in electric wires. Aware of the concerned agency, Kagawad Ceballos called for assistance from DENR who is knowledgeable in handling such species.
The PENR Officer of Cotabato Radzak B. Sinarimbo urges the public who happen to find, rescue, or be informed of illegally traded wildlife to report to the nearest DENR office which can also be contacted through hotline number 09171085024 or (064) 577-1412.
The Philippine Long-tailed Macaque is listed as an Endangered Species under PCSD Resolution No. 15-521 pursuant to R.A. 9147, otherwise known as the Wildlife Resources Conservation and Protection Act of 2001. ### (𝐖𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐫𝐞𝐩𝐨𝐫𝐭𝐬 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐩𝐡𝐨𝐭𝐨𝐬 𝐟𝐫𝐨𝐦 𝐏𝐄𝐍𝐑𝐎 𝐂𝐎𝐓𝐀𝐁𝐀𝐓𝐎) | 𝐑𝐒𝐂𝐈𝐆𝐉