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IFAW in the Philippines

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Manila Zoo Sounds Like a Nasty Place

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Philippines), Animal Welfare Coalition, Compassion and Responsibility for Animals (CARA Welfare Phils), International Monitoring Program (Philippines), International Wildlife Coalition Trust, LovePets, Network For Animals, Palawan Animal Welfare Association and Philippine Animal Welfare Society. PETA is trying to prevent more animals going to the Manila Zoo. They are working with local animal welfare groups on this issue.

Extinct Bird Found Before Being Eaten

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A rare quail from the Philippines was photographed for the first time before being sold as food at a poultry market, experts say. Figures. A precious thing, possibly the last of its kind, enjoyed for a few minutes by a human being, then destroyed by another. Found only on the island of Luzon, Worcester's buttonquail was known solely through drawings based on dated museum specimens collected several decades ago.

Finless Shark Found in the Phillipines

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Last week, representatives of some 50 countries attended the third meeting of the International Cooperation on Migratory Sharks (SHARKS III) hosted by the Philippines in Manila. The shark's fins had been cut and he was still alive when found, but sadly died. Ironically, this was just after a conference on saving sharks held in the Phillipines. From Inquirer.net.