An hour’s drive from the City proper of Davao lies the Philippine Eagle Conservation Center. It has been successfully breeding the endemic Philippine Eagle for more than 10 years. Locally known as “Haribon” (eagle king). It is the largest eagle in the world with an impressive wingspan of 2 meters. Aside from its size, the Philippine Eagle has brown tufts on it’s head which resembles a lions mane which gives the bird of pray its regal appearance similar to common depictions of the mythological griffin.