17 Apr '12, 4pm

Two-foot-long cloud rat rediscovered after missing for forty years in the Philippines

Two-foot-long cloud rat rediscovered after missing for forty years in the Philippines

Tiny tarsier makes big, ultrasonic noise (02/13/2012) The Philippine tarsier (Tarsius syrichta), a 5-inch tall Southeast Asian primate, has long resembled a ventriloquist's doll. It would open its mouth as though chattering away, but researchers heard nothing. Now, a new study in Biology Letters has found out why: the Philippine tarsier communicates ultrasonically, surpassing all other primates, and nearly all terrestrial mammals, in its ability to create sounds in the upper registry. Giant snakes commonly attacked modern hunter-gatherers in Philippines (12/13/2011) Humans have an ambivalent relationship with snakes. The legless reptiles are often feared and reviled, becoming stand-ins for the Devil and movie monster characters; yet many people have grown to love snakes, raising large, even dangerous, specimens as pets. Now, new research suggests that the ecological role b...

Full article: http://news.mongabay.com/2012/0417-hance_dinagatisland.html

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