DENR 9 released a total of thirteen (13) rehabilitated wildlife: nine (9) in Brgy. Dakayakan, Midsalip, ZDS and four(4) in Brgy. Lizon Valley, Pagadian City last September 1-2, 2020.
The DENR 9 personnel together with ZDS Provincial Veterinary Officer Dr. Anita J. Chua and her staff released four (4) Philippine serpent eagle (Spilornis holospilus), two (2) Crested serpent eagle (Spilornis cheela), one (1) Pinsker’s hawk-eagle (Nisaetus pinskeri), one (1) Yellow-headed water monitor lizard (Varanus cumingi), and one (1) Philippine long-tailed macaque (Macaca fascicularis philippensis) in Brgy. Dakayakan, Midsalip, ZDS on September 1, 2020. While the three (3) Crested serpent eagle (Spilornis cheela) and one (1) Brahminy kite were released in Brgy. Lizon Valley, Pagadian City on September 2, 2020.
Both sites were assessed and identified fit as releasing sites for the rehabilitated wild animals from the Regional Wildlife Rescue Center, Baclay, Tukuran, ZDS.