Why are there only 400 pairs of Philippine eagles left?
Today, however, there are less than a thousand Philippine Eagles or around 400 breeding pairs living in natural habitats on the islands of Mindanao, Samar, Leyte and Luzon. Deforestation, illegal logging and poaching threaten the existence of the animals, which are very territorial.
How many tamaraws are left?
Brighter tomorrow for less than 500 remaining Tamaraws in Mindoro. The Philippines is a treasure trove of biodiversity, and proof of the unique flora and fauna that are endemic to the archipelago are the critically endangered Tamaraws.
What happened to the Philippine Eagle?
It is considered to be one of the largest and most powerful among forest raptors. They are also listed as critically endangered by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) with an estimated number of only 400 pairs left in the wild.