The people, places and wildlife of Siargao Island, Philippines

Tag: Bunawan

Edward Harrison Taylor; The Pioneering Mindanao Herpetologist (and a Spy!)

Reading recently through some older scientific journals on Mindanao fauna I kept seeing citations for Taylor (1934). This it turns out is Philippine Land Mammals: a monograph published in Manila by the Bureau of Science.   While an invaluable early scientific document of Philippine mammal species and their distribution, it’s full of things like cranial measurements of rats […]

May 11, 2017