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Mount Hamiguitan Range Wildlife Sanctuary in Davao Oriental, Philippines

Mount Hamiguitan Range Wildlife Sanctuary has been granted the a spot on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Mount Hamiguitan has a large forest consisting of bonsai trees that is said to be about a century old.

Mount Hamiguitan Range Wildlife Sanctuary is home to the endangered Philippine Eagle and Philippine Cockatoo.

Other areas that have been part of the prestigious list are the following: Puerto Princesa Underground River, town of Vigan known for its rich history, Tubbataha Reef, Banawe rice terraces and the Baroque churches. All in all, there are 6 sites in the Philippines that are included in the World Heritage List.

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poddys wrote on June 24, 2014, 8:41 AM

I had to chuckle when I read about a large forest made of bonsai trees, sounds like a mix-up, although I know this means a large area of small trees of course ;)

Javababe wrote on June 28, 2014, 9:23 PM

I have always wanted to visit Tubataha Reef... maybe one day I will.. :D