Sunday, June 26, 2011

Zamboanga Lizard

A house lizard caught in Zamboanga City in the southern Philippines. Filipino authorities have warned citizens against catching geckos or trading the lizard because it is a violation of the Republic Act 9147, also known as the “Wildlife Resources Conservation and Protection Act” signed into law on July 30, 2001. Those who are caught violating the law shall be imprisoned for 10 days to one month and /or pay a fine of P2,000 up to P20,000. (Mindanao Examiner Photo)

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