Ten fun facts about Angel Alcala


Fact 1
In 1951 he got his bachelor's degree in biology from the Silliman University.

Fact 2
He went to Stanford University to complete his Master's degree.

Fact 3
He got an honor doctorate from both the Xavier University and the University of Southeastern Philippines.


Fact 4
From 1990 to 1999 he worked as an executive director for the Philippine Council for Aquatic and Marine Research and the Philippine government.

Fact 5
He is considered a world class authority in ecology and biogeography of amphibians and reptiles.

Fact 6
He is behind the invention of artificial coral reefs to be used for fisheries in Southeast Asia.

Fact 7
He is the Director of the Angelo King Center for Research and Environmental Management.

Fact 8
He received the Field Museum Founders' Council Award of Merit for contributions to environmental biology.

Fact 9
Alcala was a Magsaysay Awardee for Public Service.

Fact 10
Angel Alcala has done the most comprehensive studies on Philippine amphibians and reptiles, and minor studies on birds and mammals.


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