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SARMIENTO PLYWOOD FACTORY
DAVAO UNION CEMENT AND STEEL
Source of Information: Department of Tourism, Philippines
ALCANTARA PLYWOOD FACTORY
BAGO OSHIRO EXPERIMENTAL STATION
DERLING WORLDWIDE ORCHID CORPORATION
GREENHILLS ORCHID FARM (YUHICO)
Facilities: Restaurant/canteen/function rooms and overnight facilities
PUENTESPINA ORCHID GARDEN
CHUAS ORCHID GARDEN
SOS CHILDREN VILLAGE DAVAO
MALAGOS GARDEN RESORT (ORCHID
CASINO FILIPINO DAVAO
PCA DAVAO RESEARCH CENTER
Attractions: One can observe
a cross-breeding of different varieties of coconuts.
THE PHILIPPINE EAGLE NATURE
The largest eagle, standing to abut three and a half feet (3 1/2) may be recognized by its powerful bill, strong legs and claws. The general body color is grayish brown in the back and wings, whitish front neck and belly with shafts of gray brown streaked feathers on the head, which when erect forms a crest.
The prey mostly on monkeys, but lately they have been observed feeding on flying lemurs (caguang), wild cats (musang), and flying squirrels (tapilac) in Mindanao. Usually the male does the hunting, sharing his catch with the female and the young, especially during the breeding time.
The life of the eagle has been closely watched resulting in the following findings: pairs occupy a wide territory in lowland and medium elevation forest. Hunting flights extend to the cleared areas as well. At breeding time, they usually indulge in high searing flights and are said to mate in mid-air. The nest is a crude platform of branches and twigs, set in the tallest tree, Only one white egg is laid which hatches in about two months.
The very size of the monkey eating eagle with its majestic stance makes it a very desirable target as a trophy. Also because of its uniqueness, there is a demand for its in major zoos of the world.
How to Get to the Philippine Eagle Camp in Malagos Calinan
- take jeepney from Davao City
MT. APO, A TRIBAL GODS
Mt. Apo, tallest peak in the country at 10,311 feet above sea level the mightest upward surge of along mountain range extending from North Cotabato, Davao del Sur and Davao City to Agusan del Sur and Misamis Oriental in nothern Mindanao.
Mt. Apo straddles a long mountain range delineating the boundaries of the provinces of Davao del Sur and Noth Cotabato and Davao City. The vocanic peak Apo meaning grandfather of all Phillipine mountain dominats a vast aea of 72,769 hectares where natural wonders lure outdoor enthusiasts to trek through this tribal gods domain and conquer this towering peak and see an exotic display of nature at its best in its virgin state a steaming blue lake in a picturesque ceysers and sulphur pillars, rainwater lakes, the swift flowing Marbel, Sibulan and urning Rivers waterfalls cascading with a thunderous roar from a deep gorge for a total drop of almost 300 feet. Several miniature falls in lake like spray give touches of silvery beauty to the verdant surroundings.
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There are many activities in or around your city that you probably know all the tourists
go to, but when was the last time you went? Just because you have been there many
times before along with your children doesn’t mean they wouldn’t love to go again (and again and again).
Take a few days during the summer break to visit attractions and destinations that you
haven’t been to in awhile. If you know that the place is going to be crowded on the
weekend or in the afternoons go on a weekday morning. The added benefit of being a local and going to a tourist destination is that you know the ins and outs and the tricks to
get the most out of your day. Become a Summer Tourist
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