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03 March 2017

KATALA CELEBRATES WORLD WILDLIFE DAY

Katali, the Philippine Cockatoo mascot and Bako, the Palawan Forest Turtle mascot, highlighted the festivities in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan in celebration of the World Wildlife Day 2017. Katala Foundation organised the mascot performances along with face painting and coloring that were such a hit during the half day celebrations at the Capitol Grounds.



20 February 2017

DUMARAN YOUTH CELEBRATES BAKOKO (TURTLE) DAY

For the past five years, KFI in collaboration with the local government of Barangay Dumarao are celebrating Bakoko Day during the annual Foundation Day of the village. The day is dedicated to the Palawan Forest Turtle Siebenrockiella leytensis which is still relatively common in the wetlands of the village.


18 February 2017

STUDENTS LEARN ABOUT BALINTONG: CELEBRATING THE WORLD PANGOLIN DAY

Young Palaweňos learn about Balintong: Celebrating the World Pangolin Day. To call attention about the conservation status of the Palawan or Philippine Pangolin Manis culionensis, KFI had an exhibit, information booth and video showing at the Puerto Princesa Campus of the Western Philippines University (WPU). KFI and WPU are long-term partners in the conservation of threatened wildlife in Palawan.


14 February1 2017

PALAWAN FOREST TURTLE/ PHILIPPINE POND TURTLE PLACES NUMBER 6 IN THE 2017 LOVE SPECIES CAMPAIGN

Katala Foundation Inc. had nominated the Palawan endemic freshwater turtle Siebenrockiella leytensis, also known under the English common names Palawan Forest Turtle, Philippine Forest Turtle or Philippine Pond Turtle to join Wildscreen Arkive’s 2017 Love Species campaign.


27 January 2017

SEVEN PHILIPPINE COCKATOOS FREED IN DUMARAN ISLAND CRITICAL HABITAT

Seven Philippine Cockatoos or Katala as locally called were released back in the wild in Dumaran Island, Palawan. Five of these birds were rescued from starvation during the El Nino 2016 breeding season on Dumaran Island itself and two were from Puerto Princesa City.


October 2016

PHILIPPINE COCKATOO IN THE CITY: A CALL FOR MORE GREEN SPACES AND AN INFORMED CITIZENRY

Over 30 individuals of the critically endangered Philippine Cockatoo were sighted within Puerto Princesa City from August to September 2016. The Katala as locally known were recorded foraging in fruiting trees situated within the last stands of coastal forests in the city proper. This is shortly after this year’s breeding season of the species.

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