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Palawan Wildlife Rescue and Consevation Center

Palawan Philippines, Puerto Princesa, Palawan Island, Philippines
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Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Description: A breeding place for Philippine Crocodiles and home to some endangered animals in the Philippines. Tourist can pet and cuddle baby crocodiles there.
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Makati, Philippines
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We got to see the largest crocodile in captivity. The guide will tell you the difference between an alligator and a crocodile. Kinda scary because they are HUGE! The center should have let us buy chicken and fed these crocs just like in Zoobic.

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Marikina, Philippines
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

I'd been here once before and at that time, I just went with the tour group listening to our guide. This visit, I made sure to ask questions and got to know a lot more fun facts about their care and management of the animals.

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Norwich, Connecticut
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45 reviews 45 reviews
21 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

This was part of the city tour excursion. When we arrived it was raining and it was very crowded. Basically this place is a crocodile farm with a small outside zoo for other animals. Because of time constraints we didn't walk around the outside " zoo " for very long. Our stay here mostly focused on the crocodiles. It was... More

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Bournemouth UK
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Also includes the main attraction of the crocodile farm which is scary but very well presented and safe. Apparently they farm crocodiles for food and as the Philippine salt water crocodile is under threat as an endangered species it is protected in the wild. They are only used for breeding and nothing else, seems a nice life for some! The... More

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Manila, Philippines
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Philippine Wildlife Resource and Conservation Center or known before as Irawan Crocodile Farming Institute is the sanctuary of wildlife and mostly, crocodiles situated in Irawan, Palawan. In fact, two newest large crocodiles are dwelling in here today. These crocodiles were caught last February 13 and 14, 2012, wherein, the crocodile names were derived; “Valentino” and “Valentina”. Valentino is 16 feet... More

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Garden City, New York
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We had a very interesting tour here. They are live crocodiles of all sizes here as well as other animals. It is a great place for both kids and adults. The entrance fee was reasonable as were many of the souveniers.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We didn't liked the crocodille conservation center. We where told that they sell the crocodilles to a farm, approved by the goverment, so that the farm kills the crocodilles for consumption. The animals in this center live in a small cage for their seize. The birds in the center are not that well taken care off. Ofcourse you can go... More

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manila
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63 reviews 63 reviews
33 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Good - they have a good number of crocs. A very big croc named Macmac. The house a few number of endangered species. The place is wide and spacious. Cons - the place is poorly maintained. It needs a major renovation / upkeep given that this is an international tourist destination now. - the guide has a portable speaker, which... More

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Puerto Princesa, Philippines
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42 reviews 42 reviews
14 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

A good experience seeing how they care for the crocs....even disabled ones!.....It's nice to be able to have your photo taken holding one of these. My only issue........the place is in some need of upgrading and investment. It all looks like it is run on an extremely tight (tight) budget. Nevertheless, an enjoyable experience.

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Luzon, Philippines
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

First time ever that i saw such BIG crocodiles in one place! Must admit I had jitters when i looked down from the steel bridge and looked straight at the croc's gaping mouth! Made me hurry to the souvenir stalls...whew!!!

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