Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Can you tame the Maya?

Can you tame the maya or finch like the parrot or love bird?.

Dr Abe V Rotor
  Living with Nature - School on Blog
Paaralang Bayan sa Himpapawid with Ms Melly C Tenorio
738 DZRB AM, 8 to 9 evening class, Monday to Friday

ASSIGNMENT: Advanced Ecology, UST Graduate School, DLSU Dasmariñas Graduate School 
Philippine maya, (Lonchura atricapilla jagori), our national bird 
until 1995.  It was replaced by the Philippine eagle. 
Photo by the author in Virac, Catanduanes

Eurasian Tree Sparrow or Passer montanus, locally called gordion (Ilk), is not endemic to the Philippines but introduced here.  It is found all over Europe and Asia. Acknowledgement, Internet photos

Guide questions:
  1. Why do wild animals in general, refuse to be placed under the care of man?
  2. What happens when we "force" to tame wild animals? Give the salient scenario.
  3. Assuming that man has tamed an animal in the wild, will it lose its wild character? Can it return it to its natural habitat and adjust on its own?
  4. Is domestication the answer to saving threatened and endangered species?
  5. This assignment is open to all visitors/readers. Please enter your answers in Comments

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