Philippine Daily Inquirer

PRIORITY FOR PROTECTION, SITE TO BEHOLD

- MANDY NAVASERO

Bukidnon’s Mt. Kitanglad Range-Natural Park, recently recognized as the 28th Asean Park, is home to the indigenous groups Talaandig, Higaonon and Bukidnon (some of whose members are shown above), as well asmany endangered, endemic, rare and economical­ly important species of flora and fauna, including the Philippine eagle. It is considered by the Department of Environmen­t and Natural Resources as a priority site for protection.

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