Palawan: Wildlife Rescue and Conservation Center (Crocodile Farm)

The Palawan Wildlife Rescue and Conservation Center (PWRCC) is an institute for the protection of wildlife that is found in Puerto Princesa City, the capital of the island province of Palawan in the Mimaropa region in the Philippines. Formerly known as the Crocodile Farming Institute, it features a crocodile farm, a veterinary care facility specializing in sick and injured crocodiles, and a mini-zoo that features various species endemic to Palawan. The Conservation Center is run by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources Protected Areas and Wildlife Bureau. It is open to the public from 1:30 to 5 pm on weekdays and 9 am to 12 noon, and from 1 to 5 pm on Saturdays. Visitors may watch the crocodiles’ feeding time every Monday and Thursday afternoon. (Source: wikipilipinas)

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An exhibit area that displays crocodile skin and huge crocodile skeleton encased in a glass chest.

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Exhibit room while the tour explains about the Crocodile farm in front of the audience.

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Relics of an large crocodile

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Hatching room where newly born baby crocodiles are kept in a several basins.

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The crocodiles that are more than five feet in length are kept outside in an open pond. Visitors may view them and take photographs.

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How to get here

The Conservation Center is located in Barangay Irawan, Puerto Princesa City. Just take a Multicab going to Irawan along the National Highway, and tell the driver to stop at the Crocodile Farm.

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