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Palawan Bearcat

The Palawan Binturong, also known as Palawan Bearcat, is medium-sized mammal that can grow about 1.4 meter long. It has coarse, thick black-brown fur, long bushy tail, the ears that are lined with white...

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Apatot

Morinda citrifolia or locally known as Apatot in the Philippines, is an erect, smooth shrub or small fruit-bearing tree about 3 to 8 meters tall. Leaves are broadly elliptic to oblong, 12 to 25...

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Bangkiling

Otaheite gooseberry or locally known Bangkiling in the Philippines, is one of the trees with small edible yellow berries in the family Phyllanthaceae. Despite its name, the plant does not resemble the gooseberry, except...

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Atlas moth

Famously known as Mariposa in the Philippines, the Atlas moth, is a large saturniid moth endemic to the forests of Asia. It is one of the largest lepidopterans with a wingspan measuring up to...

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Magellan Birdwing

With its wingspan of about 8 inches, the Magellan Birdwing is a majestic species of the birdwing butterfly group found exclusively in the Philippines and Taiwan. This large butterfly showcases nature’s artistry through its...

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Philippine Map Resemble a Warrior

Did you know that Philippine map resemble a human form or a warrior? Not only that, if you rotate or view it counterclockwise it can be a mammal or dinosaur form. And that’s for...

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Palawan Pangolin

The Palawan pangolin or Philippine pangolin, also locally known as balintong is roughly 12 to 20 inches in length and weighs about 1 to 4 kilogram. It is a pangolin species endemic to the...

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Palawan Hornbill

The Palawan Hornbill locally known as Talusi, is large bird approximately 28 inches long and weighing about 750 grams. It is one of the 11 endemic hornbills in the Philippines, only found in Palawan...

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Philippine Sailfin Lizard

The Philippine sailfin lizard or the Philippine sailfin dragon, is a large semiaquatic agamid lizard. Similar to other sailfin lizards, they are characterized by large sail-like dorsal crests on their tails. They can grow...