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There are many species of flora and fauna within the area of Pinagrealan Cave that are protected.

  • Troglobites
    True cave dwellers. They are obliged to live in the deep zone and show significant eye and pigment reduction. These creatures are relatively rare and are unable to survive outside the cave environment. The often bizarre cave beetles with absent or residual non-functional eyes and long antennae provide one example of true cave dwellers. Troglobites are mostly endemic species thus require special care and be left undisturbed.
  • Troglophiles
    Species that use the deep cave environment but show little eye and pigment reduction are facultative cave dwellers. They live and breed inside the cave, but on the basis of their morphology it is assumed that they can live on the surface as well, usually in similar dark, humid microhabitats such as the undersides of fallen logs. Many cave crickets, spiders, and millipedes fall into this group. Some of these species have not been identified thus are considered unique.
  • Trogloxenes
    Species often found in caves for refuge that leave to feed. Some other species wander into caves accidentally but cannot survive there. Bats and swiftlets are good examples of this group. There are bat species that are endangered while others are in maternity roost thus should not be disturbed.

Aquatic organisms:

  • Stygobites
    Those highly specialized animals living entirely in the groundwater environment, and absent in surface waters.
  • Stygophiles
    Found in both surface and underground waters without adaptation to subterranean life.
  • Stygoxenes
    Organisms that appear rarely, and almost randomly, in underground waters but are essentially surface dwellers.
Information above taken from: 
A Handbook on Cave Classification for the PHILIPPINES. 
Published by the Protected Areas and Wildlife Bureau.
Department of Environment and Natural Resources.
Republic of the Philippines. 2008

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Taken from the Environmental Performance Report and Management Plan, Republic Cement (2km away from Pinagrealan Cave)

Protect Pinagrealan Cave from Spar Development Co and Rosemarie Kapa and her protectors Dr Rosemarie Navotas, Dr Rose Navotas, Rose Capa, Weng Sumbillo, Restituto Sumbillo, Baby Cristosomo.

Protect Pinagrealan Cave from Spar Development Co and Rosemarie Kapa and her protectors Dr Rosemarie Navotas, Dr Rose Navotas, Rose Capa, Weng Sumbillo, Restituto Sumbillo, Baby Cristosomo. Myrna Cristosomo. Rowena Sumbillo. Resty Sumbillo. Norzagaray Bulacan. Barangay Bigte. Bulacan. OFW Family Circle. Rosemarie A Navotas.

Taken from the Environmental Performance Report and Management Plan, Republic Cement. (2km away from Pinagrealan Cave)

Protect Pinagrealan Cave from Spar Development Co and Rosemarie Kapa and her protectors Dr Rosemarie Navotas, Dr Rose Navotas, Rose Capa, Weng Sumbillo, Restituto Sumbillo, Baby Cristosomo. Myrna Cristosomo. Rowena Sumbillo. Resty Sumbillo. Norzagaray Bulacan. Barangay Bigte. Bulacan. OFW Family Circle. Rosemarie A Navotas.

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