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Negros Forests and Ecological Foundation Biodiversity Conservation Center

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Address: South Capitol Road, Bacolod, Negros Occidental 6100, Philippines
Phone Number: +63 34 433 9234.
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I do love to go to tourist attraction places...And this place is perfect...I will visit the place again..

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 10, 2016
Mis C
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San Carlos City, San Carlos, Philippines
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Quezon City, Philippines
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23 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is depressing to see the animals in small and dirty cages. It doesn´t seem to be proper for those wild animals. I would´t go there again.

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San Carlos City, San Carlos, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

I do love to go to tourist attraction places...And this place is perfect...I will visit the place again..

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Manila, Philippines
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122 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016

This was a quaint place to visit, seemingly out of place in the heart of the city. It has mostly bird species and a few animals. It's a small place, but it's good for a few minutes of animal appreciation.

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Cebu Island
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41 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

Biodiversity in the heart of the city. Located right next to Capitol Lagoon and Negros Museum, the Negros Forest Ecological Foundation Inc. - Biodiversity Conservation Center is an excellent place to get to know more about the endemic wildlife of the Philippines - particularly that of Negros. If you are in a big group, its better to book in advance.... More 

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Philippines
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136 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2016

They survive barely from gifts and funds, and that shows. But it also shows a love for nature and specially birds.

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Thank LeavingHolland
Manila, Philippines
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016 via mobile

It didn't take us 30 minute to go around the place but my 4~year old had fun. There's nothing to do but to view the animals and read the descriptions. No tour guides nor maps.

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Thank Byaheco
Bacolod, Philippines
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41 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

If you really want value for money native and earth-friendly attraction, this is the place to be. The center showcase a lot of diverse endangered endemic species of fauna and flora. Please do drop by and donate so they can preserve this place. You can sit here and relax and drown a bit of the noise around the city. Do... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

Lovely little wildlife centre with native Philippine animals you are unlikely to see in the wild. Extremely important educationally, as sometimes locals are unaware of the endangered status of some of the species living here. Not glamorous, but it's cheap, and definitely worth a visit if you're in the area.

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Bacolod
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15 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

This is an oasis in the center of town. Shaded by old towering trees (I wonder if Ayala Land will chop them all down!), these endangered animals are being taken cared of by passionate individuals. Though small, the amount of detail and the amount of international sponsors speaks volumes of the foundation. It's clean and cozy. I just hope there... More 

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Manila, Philippines
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

After looking at the reviews here in tripadvisor, my family and I decided to go to Negros Forest. Even though some reviews mentioned that the place was small, my family and I really enjoyed our visit. This was the first time i've seen an owl in the PH. You can also see extraordinary species of birds in Negros Forest. Of... More 

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