Posts from the ‘Endemic Animals’ Category

Colorful, Unique and Rare But Threatened Philippine Birds

Philippines, located in Southeast Asia, is a country which has one the most unique and diverse floras and faunas.

This article in particular showcases the most unique and native birds which can only be found in the Philippines – the “Pearl of the Orient”.

Palawan Peacock-pheasant (Polyplectron napoleonis)

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This beautifully colored bird called Palawan Peacock-pheasant and also known as Napoleon Peacock-pheasant can only be found in the island province of Palawan – “Philippines’ Last Frontier”. The male is much larger than female. This bird grows up to 50 cm.

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Only in the Philippines: Endemic and Rare Animals

The Philippines is truly a wonderful country. It is blessed with beautifully unique plants and animals. Here are some unique faunas considered native to the Philippines. Check this out!

Visayan Warty Pig (Sus cebifrons)

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How I wish these two cute piglets remain forever young. They simply look adorable and attractive with their striped bodies.

Look at the animal’s transformation. It looks like a devil when full grown. This one-of- its-kind pig is critically endangered and the leading factors include; threatened by habitat loss, food shortages and hunting.

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