Busuanga Island. It is located at the northernmost part of the
province of the Palawan. It has a total land area of over 52,
000 hectares.The approximate travel time from Puerto Princesa
City, the provincial capital, is 12 hours by sea and one hour
and 30 minutes by air. It has predominantly rough mountainous
soils with a rolling and hilly terrain on its western part.
level areas, mostly devoted tom rice production and fruit trees,
abound with San Miguel loam and Busuanga loam type of soil. The
wet season start from July and ends in October. The rest of the
year is dry.
Calauit Wildlife Sanctuary in Busuanga in the northern Calamianes
Islands is home to exotic and endemic species of animals that
roam freely in its verdant hills and plains. Palawan is the home
of Palawan Monkeys, Palawan Parrots, Palawan Bear cats, Palawan
Peacock, Mongoose, Scaly Ant Eater, Porcupine, and mouse deer.
Calauit Game Preserve and Wildlife Sanctuary is located on Calauit
Island at the northwest tip of Busuanga. The area has undulating
topography ranging from narrow coastal plains through widespread
grasslands to low ranges of hills which stretch across the land
from northeast to southwest.
Island is exposed to the southwest monsoon and rough seas in the
third quarter- and calm seas prevail in the second quarter of
the year. Average mean temperature of the island is 27.6 Degrees
Species of Animals
in the Calauit as of year mid-2000
Animals : Bushbucks, Elands, Giraffes, Impalas,
Animals : Calamian Deer, Mouse Deer, Palawan
Peacock Pheasant, Palawan Bearcat, Crocodile, Wild Pig
Animals : Dugong, Sea turtles, Giant clam