Ninoy Aquino Parks & Wildlife Center

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Ninoy Aquino Parks & Wildlife Center
NAPWC
Date opened 5 July 1954[1]
Location Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines
Coordinates 14°39′02″N 121°02′38″E / 14.6505812°N 121.043908°E / 14.6505812; 121.043908Coordinates: 14°39′02″N 121°02′38″E / 14.6505812°N 121.043908°E / 14.6505812; 121.043908
Land area 64.58 ha (159.6 acres)

The Ninoy Aquino Parks & Wildlife Center is a 64.58-hectare (159.6-acre) zoological and botanical garden located in Diliman, Quezon City, the Philippines. It was named after Benigno S. "Ninoy" Aquino, Jr. The Ninoy Aquino Parks & Wildlife Center has a lagoon, an aquarium, a playground, botanical garden and a Wildlife Rescue Center, which the Department of Environment and Natural Resources uses as a temporary shelter where confiscated, retrieved, donated, sick, abandoned, and injured wild animals are placed to be taken care of. The park houses several indigenous plants and animals such as crab-eating macaques, water monitors, Philippine deer, binturongs, Palawan bearded pigs and several varieties of birds.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Nature Center". wordpress.com. WordPress. Retrieved 10 April 2012.