Philippines animals are a whole new world when it comes to animals for us expats. The main concerns are how dangerous they are to us and our families, we come from a country were about the worse thing that can happen is a dog bit and even that is not much to worry about.
In the Philippines rabies is a huge problem and something you should always keep in mind when dealing with Philippines animals. Other diseases that are hardly herd of in the UK are common in Philippines animals.
There are also deadly animals in the Philippines, for example the Philippines Cobra is the most deadly Cobra in the world. The Box jellyfish is also deadly so even swimming can be deadly.
On top of that there is the poor treatment of animals that comes as a shock when you first arrive.
The only Python in the Philippines is the Reticulated Python, which is not only the longest snake in the world it is also the longest reptile in the world. While they are not normally a danger to humans there have […]
The venom of the Banded Sea Krait is among the most toxic snake venoms in the world, luckily they are very docile snake and not at all aggressive so it is rare for it to bite humans, the humans that […]
Philippine cobra the most deadly Cobra in the world. Also, known as the Northern Philippine cobra, its Tagalog name is Ulupong, in Cebuano it is known as Agawason, in Carasaen in Ilocano and the scientific name is Naja philippinensis. The […]
PAWS is a registered non-profit organization which is dedicated to the protection and the promotion of humane treatment of all animals. It runs an animal shelter called “PARC” (PAWS Animal Rehabilitation Centre) located at Aurora Blvd., Katipunan Valley, Loyola Heights, […]
Many people seem to think there are no laws on animal welfare in the Philippines. However there are laws in the Philippines against maltreatment of animals, they also cover many other things such as shelter, and adequate care. The laws […]