Tag: Philippines

Two Palawan Forest Turtles Released Into The Wild

Two Palawan Forest Turtles Released Into The Wild

The first two captive-bred Palawan forest turtles (Siebenrockiella leytensis) from a captive breeding program on Palawan island in the Philippines hav [...]
New Fanged Frog Species Discovered In The Philippines

New Fanged Frog Species Discovered In The Philippines

Researchers in the Philippines have discovered a new frog species that was previously thought to be the same species found on another island, but was [...]
Critically Endangered Philippine Crocodile Can Scale 50 Degree Limestone Walls

Critically Endangered Philippine Crocodile Can Scale 50 Degree Limestone Walls

The most critically endangered crocodile species in the world, the Philippine crocodile (Crocodylus mindorensis) can climb steep hills, a behavior tha [...]
Bearded Dragon Most Popular Pet Reptile, Followed By Ball Python And Leopard Gecko, Data Shows

Bearded Dragon Most Popular Pet Reptile, Followed By Ball Python And Leopard Gecko, Data Shows

The bearded dragon (Pogona vitticeps) is the most popular herp kept by reptile keepers, according to a study based off Google Trends research publishe [...]
Illegal Trade Of Philippine Monitor Lizards Aided By Facebook

Illegal Trade Of Philippine Monitor Lizards Aided By Facebook

Facebook continues to be the main tool for the illegal selling of monitor lizards in the Philippines, according to a report by TRAFFIC, an organizatio [...]
Philippine Burrowing Snake Species Discovered In University Collection

Philippine Burrowing Snake Species Discovered In University Collection

A subterranean snake that was collected in the Philippines in 2006 and 2007 was misidentified in the field and spent more than 10 years in the Univers [...]
New Philippine False Gecko Species Discovered In Bicol Region On Luzon Island

New Philippine False Gecko Species Discovered In Bicol Region On Luzon Island

Researchers in the Philippines have discovered and described a new species of Philippine false gecko whose genus cannot be found anywhere else in the [...]
Illegal Wildlife Trafficker In Florida Sentenced To 90 Days Home Detention

Illegal Wildlife Trafficker In Florida Sentenced To 90 Days Home Detention

A man who in January 2020 pleaded guilty to smuggling CITES-protected water monitors from the Philippines, has been sentenced to 90 days of home deten [...]

Researchers Discover New Species of Cloud Forest Frog In The Philippines

A species of frog of the genus Platymantis has been discovered in the montane forests of Leyte and Samar islands in the Philippines. The frog, Platyma [...]
Green Iguanas Found In The Wild In Singapore And Thailand

Green Iguanas Found In The Wild In Singapore And Thailand

The common green iguana (Iguana iguana), once the most popular lizard with reptile keepers and native to Mexico, southern Brazil and Paraguay, has bee [...]
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