Category Archives: Science and Nature

The Philippine Eagle (And Why It Should Not Be Called Monkey-eating)

By | 09/09/2015

One of the largest raptors in the world, the Philippine eagle—which happens to be our very own national bird—is also one of most critically endangered avians, with an estimated 400 pairs of them left in the wild. So aside from helping in the conservation efforts of this majestic animal, it is also imperative we should get to know about its interesting history here in the Philippines.

Almost Astronauts: The Story of the First Philippine Monkeys in Space Flight

By | 12/08/2013

For more interesting stories, please check out our latest book, “FilipiKnow: Amazing Facts & Figures Every Pinoy Must Know.” Long before Chino Roque was officially named the first Filipino to fly into space, two Philippine animals almost achieved the same feat. Enclosed in an Aerobee rocket, Philippine monkeys named Patricia and Michael made history after travelling halfway to… Read More »