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Monday, October 3, 2016

Species Named After The Philippines

The Philippines country has well over 70 species named after it. Species include the following: the Banded Philippine Burrowing Snake, North Philippine Dwarf Kingfisher, North Philippine Hawk Eagle, North Philippine Cobra, Philippine Bare-Backed Fruit Bat, Philippine Bent-Toed Gecko, Philippine Brown Deer, Philippine Bulbul, Philippine Bush Warbler, Philippine Butterflyfish, Philippine Cat Snake, Philippine Drongo Cuckoo, Philippine Dryophiops snake, Philippine Duck, Philippine Eagle Owl, Philippine Fairy Bluebird, Philippine Falconet, Philippine Flat-Headed Frog, Philippine Flying Gecko, Philippine Forest Rat, Philippine Frogmouth bird, Philippine Gray Flying Fox, Philippine Green Pigeon, Philippine Hawk Cuckoo, Philippine Hawk Owl, Philippine Honey Buzzard, Philippine Leaf Warbler, Philippine Leafbird, Philippine Long-Fingered Bat, Philippine Narrowmouth Toad, Philippine Nectar Bat, Philippine Nightjar, Philippine Oriole, Philippine Pangolin, Philippine Paphiopedilum, Philippine Pit Viper, Philippine Pond Turtle, Philippine Pygmy Fruit Bat, Philippine Pygmy Squirrel, Philippine Pygmy Woodpecker, Philippine Scops Owl, Philippine Serpent Eagle, Philippine Sheath-Tailed Bat, Philippine Shrub Snake, Philippine Spine-Tailed Swift, Philippine Spurdog dogfish shark, Philippine Swiftlet, Philippine Tailorbird, Philippine Teak tree, Philippine Toad, Philippine Tree Squirrel, Philippine Trogon bird, Philippine Tube-Nosed Fruit Bat, Philippine Wart Frog, Philippine Warty Pig, Philippine Water Redstart bird, Philippines Crocodile, South Philippine Dwarf Kingfisher, Southeastern Philippine Cobra, and Southern Philippine Shrew Mouse.

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