Friday,March 6, 2020

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El Nido – Taytay Managed Resource Protected Area

El Nido – Taytay Managed Resource Protected Area
Located in the north-western tip of mainland Palawan lies a protected area known for its majestic and towering limestone cliffs, beaches, mangroves, clear waters, and unique forests over limestone.

The El Nido – Taytay Managed Resource Protected Area covers 36,000 hectares of land and 54,000 hectares of marine waters. It is home to six (6) species of terrestrial mammals and 16 bird species endemic to Palawan including the threatened Palawan peacock pheasant (???????????? ??????????), the Palawan hornbill (????????????? ???????) and Palawan scops owl (???? ???????????). Bacuit bay is also home to the dugong (?????? ?????), dolphins and marine turtles, many of which are threatened species.



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