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Monday, March 9, 2015

HAIRY, ITCHY, SLIPPERY AND SLIMY: My Trail Encounters

HAIRY and SLIPPERY. First, you might be some kind of a nervous. When you get used to it, there's a different kind of awesome feeling.  ITCHY and SLIMY. Yes, I have encountered such along my way. Some are even venomous and stinging.

We are just passersby on the trails. The forests are inhabited by creatures, which others might think yucky, yet for me, wonderful and lovely.


A click beetle in White Rocks, Quezon, Bukidnon.
A leaflike hopper in White Rocks, Quezon, Bukidnon.

A moth mimicking among the mosses in Mt. Kalatungan, Bukidnon.
A moth resembling something at the jaump-off of Mt. Balatukan, Misamis Oriental.
A moth resembling to a dried leaf rested on my company's backpack on a trek to Mt. Balatukan, Misamis Oriental.
An angel fly resting on a grass blade in Malagos Gardens, Davao City.
A short millipede in Mt. Kalatungan, Bukidnon.
An earthworm playing in the rain at the jump-off of Mt. Balatukan, Misamis Oriental.
A common snail in Mt. Kitanglad, Bukidnon.
A green shelled snail in Mt. Kitanglad, Bukidnon. 
An itchyworm on halt in Mt. Kalatungan, Bukidnon.
An itchyworm unmindful of the rain in Mt. Kalatungan, Bukidnon.
A worm resting inside its stitched abode in Mt. Kalatungan, Bukidnon.
An itchyworm moving fast on a twig along the trail in Mt. Kitanglad, Bukidnon.
A frog in Bob Bong Camp Site in Mt. Apo, North Cotabato.
A frog slowly moving out from a pitcher plant along the trail we blazed going to a waterfall at the base of Mt. Kalatungan, Bukidnon.
A very active leech at the peak of Mt. Makiling, Laguna.
An arachnid specie at the wall of Silop Cave, Surigao City.

A scorpion at the wall of Campamento Cave, Lanuza, Surigao del Sur.



A venomous snake at the summit of Mt. Puting Bato, Samal Island, Davao del Norte.

A venomous snake along the river trail of Maragusan, Compostella Valley.

SOME LOVELY CREATURES THRIVING IN SALT WATER


An urchin in the shore of General Santos.
A mudskipper on the shore of Mactan, Cebu.
A closer look of a mudskipper on the shore in the slums of Mactan, Cebu.
A little tortoise ready for release in Maitum, Saranggani.
A school of non-stinging jellyfish in their lagoon territory in Bucas Grande, Surigao del Norte.


2 comments:

  1. im afraid of frog, but that frog is too tiny :D i want to put it on my finger |Playgroup Singapore

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    1. that tiny frog is so lovely and slimy. hehe. thanks for dropping by, dave...

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