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Animals in Philippines
There are a large number of exotic and unique animals that inhabit only the Phillippines. The waters that surround the country allegedly have a high amount of diversity. The e
The Phillippines is home to the monkey-eating eagle. It is also endangered. It resides in the Mindano, Leyte, Samar and Isabela rainforests. This bird has a powerful, arched bill measuring 76 centimeters. It preys on cats, hornbills, snakes and monkeys, hence its name. There are no more than 300 living today, as they are endangered.
A unique creature who is native to the Phillippines is the flying lemur. It's not a winged creature but it glides much like a flying squirrel. Similar to the Asian Lemurs, it's nocturnal. It has a head like a dog and its body resembles that of the Canadian flying squirrel. It also lives in the rainforests of the Phillippines.
There are up to 56 different species of bats in the Phillippines. The smallest bat is the bamboo bat. It is four centimeters long and its wingspan measures 15 centimeters.
The virgin forests of Bataan and Subig Bay is where the home of two of the largest bats in the world. They are the golden crown flying fox bat and the giant flying fox bat. These are both fruit bats.
One of the world's most endangered species of deer lives in a dwindling forests in Panay Island. It is the Spotted Deer. The spotted deer is only 80 cm tall and has very soft, medium long fur which covers its spots. It's physical trademark is its yellowish, oval spots covering its sides and backs. In 1985, a survey report stated that there was only a tiny population of the spotted deer left in the remot areas of Panay.


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Even-toed ungulates in Philippines
Calamanian deer
Bearded pig
Tamaraw
Wild boar
Greater mouse deer
Sika deer
Phillipine spotted deer
Philippine brown deer
Visayan warty pig
Philippine warty pig
Carnivores in Philippines
Leopard cat
Short-tailed mongoose
Bearcat
Palawan stink badger
Dolphins, porpoises, and whales in Philippines
Chinese white dolphin
Bridled dolphin
Long-beaked dolphin
Rough-toothed dolphin
Blainville's beaked whale
Ginkgo-toothed beaked whale
Pygmy killer whale
Grey dolphin
Black finless porpoise
Irrawaddy dolphin
Melon-headed whale
Fraser's dolphin
Pygmy sperm whale
Bats in Philippines
Lesser asiatic yellow bat
Javan pipistrelle
Lesser long-tongued frut bat
Least pipistrelle
Lesser dog-faced fruit bat
Greater musky fruit bat
Lesser false vampire bat
Lesser bamboo bat
Negros naked-backed fruit bat
Lesser musky fruit bat
White-collared fruit bat
Greater bamboo bat
Small flying-fox
Small asian sheath-tailed bat
Greater dawn bat
White-winged flying fox
Lesser dawn bat
Mearns's flying fox
Little golden-mantled flying fox
Little long-fingered bat
Philippine gray flying fox
Common thick-thumbed bat
Large flying fox
Small bent-winged bat
Great bent-winged bat
Sulawesi free-tailed bat
Fischer's pygmy fruit bat
Round-eared tube-nosed bat
Hairy-winged bat
Harpy fruit bat
Dusky roundleaf bat
Hodgson's bat
Bicolored roundleaf bat
Acuminate horseshoe bat
Horsfield's bat
Fawn roundleaf bat
Andersen's horseshoe bat
Pallid large-footed myotis
Whiskered myotis
Large mindanao roundleaf bat
Wrinkle-lipped free-tailed bat
Arcuate horseshoe bat
Diadem roundleaf bat
Philippine forest horseshoe bat
Large asian roundleaf bat
Hairless bat
Big-eared horseshoe bat
Philippine tube-nosed fruit bat
Philippine forest roundleaf bat
Large-eared horseshoe bat
Large rufous horseshoe bat
Philippine pygmy roundleaf bat
Small rufous horseshoe bat
Luzon fruit bat
Yellow-faced horseshoe bat
Golden-capped fruit bat
Hardwicke's woolly bat
Philippine tailless leaf-nosed bat
Palawan fruit bat
Panay giant fruit bat
Geoffroy's rousette
Rohu's bat
Clear-winged woolly bat
Mindanao pygmy fruit bat
Naked-rumped pouched bat
Whitehead's woolly bat
Greater asiatic yellow bat
Flying lemurs in Philippines
Flying lemur
Pangolins in Philippines
Malayan pangolin
Primates in Philippines
Crab-eating macaque
Slow loris
Philippine tarsier
Rodents in Philippines
Long-footed rat
Northern luzon shrew rat
Mt. apo forest mouse
Spiny long-footed rat
Mindanao shrew rat
Mindanao montane forest mouse
Mindanao lowland forest mouse
Luzon short-nosed rat
Small luzon forest mouse
Palawan spiny rat
Least forest mouse
Long-nosed luzon forest mouse
Mt isarog shrew-mouse
Philippine pygmy squirrel
Luzon forest rat
Large-toothed hairy-tailed rat
Mindanao hairy-tailed rat
Tawi-tawi forest rat
Lesser ranee mouse
Bagobo rat
Rice-field rat
Luzon forest rat
Philippine forest rat
Davao squirrel
White-bellied luzon tree rat
Polynesian rat
Busuanga squirrel
Short-footed luzon tree rat
Mindoro black rat
Mindanao squirrel
Blazed luzon shrew rat
Malayan field rat
Luzon broad-toothed rat
Luzon cordillera forest mouse
Müller's giant sunda rat
Northern palawan tree squirrel
Palawan pencil-tailed tree mouse
Culion tree squirrel
Isarog striped shrew-rat
Philippine tree squirrel
Palawan flying squirrel
Mindoro striped rat
Palawan soft-furred mountain rat
Palawan montane squirrel
Indonesian porcupine
Luzon striped rat
Isarog shrew rat
Samar squirrel
Mt. data shrew rat
Basilan flying squirrel
Southern palawan tree squirrel
Dinagat bushy-tailed cloud rat
Giant bushy-tailed cloud rat
Southern giant slender-tailed cloud rat
Ilin bushy-tailed cloud rat
Mindoro climbing rat
Northern luzon giant cloud rat
Mindanao mountain rat
Luzon montane forest mouse
Tree shrews in Philippines
Palawan tree shrew
Mindanao tree shrew
Common tree shrew
Dugongs, manatees, and sea cows in Philippines
Dugong
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