Saturday, August 4, 2007

New species of shrew, orchid found in Mount Matalingahan, Philippines

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The above photo shows a new specie of orchid belonging to the genus Coelogyne with "a beautiful set of white flowers with golden lip petals" that was discovered in Mount Matalingahan located in the western Philippines island of Palawan. The shrew is slightly larger than a mouse with soft brownish-black fur, a long tail, sharp snout and small eyes. Link

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