Creature Feature: Philippine Mouse-Deer

The Philippine or Balabac Mouse-deer (Tragulus nigricans) – locally known as pilandok – is a small terrestrial mammal that is endemic to the island of Palawan.

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Creature Feature: Philippine Pangolin

A species formerly classified along with the pangolins of other South East Asian countries, the Philippine pangolin or balintong is now identified as a unique and distinct creature endemic to the Palawan faunal region.

A Very Butanding Ending

Lagen Island Resort Environmental Officer Kring Soriano tells of how she finally got to see a whale shark in the wild. The kicker: it was just in front of Lagen Island Resort!

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