2 Philippine eagles to fly in Singapore under wildlife loan deal

MANILA, Philippines --- A pair of critically endangered Philippine eagles (Pithecophaga jefferyi) will be flown to Singapore next month in a first-of-its-kind arrangement between the Philippines and a foreign institution, as part of efforts to conserve the country's national bird. The raptors, born in captivity at the Philippine Eagle Center in Davao City, will be brought on June 4 to their new home in Jurong Bird Park, the largest bird park in Asia managed by Wildlife Reserves Singapore (WRS). On Monday, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources signed a wildlife loan agreement with WRS, which would allow the transfer and conservation breeding of the eagles in the bird p...Keep on reading: 2 Philippine eagles to fly in Singapore under wildlife loan deal

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