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Showing posts from November, 2013

Rambling about Palawan wildlife and Coal Fired plants

I live in Palawan and I love it here. I can't remember when I have been happier and more content. I love the greenery around me (I don't live at city center). The wildlife here is like no other. Where we live is where we want to be, and I for one will end my days right here on this green slice of personal heaven.

The first baby wild animal was brought to me last year on Nov. 1, 2012, was a masked Asian palm civet aka musang locally. She was just 2 or 3 days old we estimated.  Like a cat (although civets are not related to cats), they born deaf and blind. She was so tiny and helpless. I had to research online what and how often to feed her.

She cried like a baby with a high pitched screech every 2 hours for the first two weeks and I fed her round the clock. I had never cared for a wild animal before.

She survived me and is just a little over 1 year old now. She cannot be put back into the wild. She likes people too much and we live in an area where they eat these creatures and…