Agusan Marsh Wildlife Sanctuary

Agusan Marsh
Agusan Marsh Wildlife Sanctuary is a protected area in the Philippines declared by the former President Fidel V. Ramos.wikipedia
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San Francisco, Agusan del Sur

San Francisco
The Agusan Marsh covers the municipalities of San Francisco, Rosario, Bunawan, Veruela, Loreto, Talacogon and La Paz in the province of Agusan del Sur.
The protected area of the Agusan Marsh Wildlife Sanctuary can also be reached in San Francisco thru the Barangays Caimpugan and New Visayas.

Agusan River

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The marshland acts like a sponge, as it is nestled in the midwaters of the Agusan River drainage basin.
One of the prominent features in the Agusan River basin is the presence of the Agusan Marsh covering a total area of 19,197 hectares.

Agusan del Sur

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The Agusan Marsh covers the municipalities of San Francisco, Rosario, Bunawan, Veruela, Loreto, Talacogon and La Paz in the province of Agusan del Sur.
One of the most ecologically significant wetlands in the Philippines, the Agusan Marsh is situated in the heart of Mindanao's Agusan Basin, covering an area of 14,000 ha. It contains nearly 15% of the nation's fresh water resources in the form of swamp forests.

Protected area

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Agusan Marsh Wildlife Sanctuary is a protected area in the Philippines declared by the former President Fidel V. Ramos.

Philippines

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Agusan Marsh Wildlife Sanctuary is a protected area in the Philippines declared by the former President Fidel V. Ramos.

Fidel Ramos

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Agusan Marsh Wildlife Sanctuary is a protected area in the Philippines declared by the former President Fidel V. Ramos.

Saltwater crocodile

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The sanctuary was home to the 20.24 feet (6.17 meter) saltwater crocodile Lolong, the world's largest captive crocodile.

Lolong

A 20.2-foot (6.17-metre) saltwater crocodile
The sanctuary was home to the 20.24 feet (6.17 meter) saltwater crocodile Lolong, the world's largest captive crocodile.

Rosario, Agusan del Sur

Rosario
The Agusan Marsh covers the municipalities of San Francisco, Rosario, Bunawan, Veruela, Loreto, Talacogon and La Paz in the province of Agusan del Sur.

Bunawan, Agusan del Sur

Bunawan
The Agusan Marsh covers the municipalities of San Francisco, Rosario, Bunawan, Veruela, Loreto, Talacogon and La Paz in the province of Agusan del Sur.

Veruela, Agusan del Sur

Veruela
The Agusan Marsh covers the municipalities of San Francisco, Rosario, Bunawan, Veruela, Loreto, Talacogon and La Paz in the province of Agusan del Sur.

Loreto, Agusan del Sur

Loreto
The Agusan Marsh covers the municipalities of San Francisco, Rosario, Bunawan, Veruela, Loreto, Talacogon and La Paz in the province of Agusan del Sur.

Talacogon, Agusan del Sur

Talacogon
The Agusan Marsh covers the municipalities of San Francisco, Rosario, Bunawan, Veruela, Loreto, Talacogon and La Paz in the province of Agusan del Sur.

La Paz, Agusan del Sur

La Paz
The Agusan Marsh covers the municipalities of San Francisco, Rosario, Bunawan, Veruela, Loreto, Talacogon and La Paz in the province of Agusan del Sur.

Ramsar site

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The marsh was declared as a Ramsar Wetland Site in 1999.

UNESCO

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The site is currently being re-evaluated for nomination to the tentative list of UNESCO.

Mindanao

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Found in the heart of Mindanao's Agusan Basin, this vast expanse of marsh covers an area roughly the size of Metro Manila.

Butuan

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Ethnic groups in the Philippines

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In the Agusan Marsh and the highlands of Mindanao, there are native ethnic groups collectively known as the Lumad.

Tourism in the Philippines

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Currently, there are six UNESCO World Heritage Sites scattered in nine different locations (Vigan, Santa Maria Church Complex, Paoay Church Complex, San Agustin Church Complex, Miagao Church Complex, Rice Terraces of the Cordilleras which includes five different rice terrace clusters, Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park, Underground River of Puerto Princesa, and Mount Hamiguitan Wildlife Sanctaury), two UNESCO World Heritage Cities (Vigan and Miagao), one UNESCO Creative City (Baguio), three UNESCO Biosphere Reserves (Palawan Biosphere Reserve, Albay Biosphere Reserve, and Puerto Galera Biosphere Reserve), seven Ramsar Wetland Sites (Las Piñas-Parañaque, Lake Naujan, Puerto Princesa, Tubbataha Reefs, Olango, Agusan Marsh, and Negros Occidental Coastal Wetlands), and eight ASEAN Heritage Parks (Mount Apo National Park, Mounts Iglit-Baco National Park, Mount kitanglad National Park, Mount Makiling National Park, Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park, Mount Hamiguitan Wildlife Sanctuary, and Timpoong-Hibok-Hibok National Park) in the Philippines.

Outline of the Philippines

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Agusan Marsh Wildlife Sanctuary - Agusan del Sur

List of Ramsar wetlands of international importance

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Francis Pasion

Francis Xavier Pasion
Bwaya is a story of a mother who looked for her daughter that have killed by a giant deadly crocodile in the Agusan Marsh in Mindanao.