25 Apr '12, 3pm

New reptile discovered in world's strangest archipelago

New reptile discovered in world's strangest archipelago

Eye-popping purple crabs discovered in the Philippines (04/23/2012) Scientists have discovered four new species of brilliantly-colored freshwater crabs on the Philippine island of Palawan. Described in the Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, the new species expands the genus, Insulamon, from one known crab species to five. Although its ecosystems are threatened by widespread mining and deforestation, the Philippines is a mega-diverse country, meaning that it belongs to a select group of 17 countries that contain the bulk of the world's species. Two new frogs discovered in Philippines spur calls for more conservation efforts (04/19/2012) Two new frogs have been discovered on the Philippine island of Leyte during a biological survey last year by Fauna and Flora International, which also recorded a wealth of other species. Discovered in November on the island's Nacolod mountain rang...

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