Saturday, September 10, 2016

Draco Rizali Small Lizard Known as a Flying Dragon

From: Marcymarlon S.
Sent: September 10, 2016
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Three Species named after Dr. Jose Rizal

When Rizal was exiled in Dapitan he immersed himself with the study of nature. He also spent time teaching children in Dapitan. Together with his students he was able to discover numerous species of birds, butterflies, snakes, insects and over 340 shells. Rizal sent species of plants, insects and animals for identification to the Anthropological and Ethnographical Museum of Dresden. He received high praise and recognition from the European scientists for his rare discoveries. Three of which was named after him: Draco Rizali (small lizard known as a flying dragon), Apogania Rizali (rare kind of beetle) and Rhacophorus Rizali (a peculiar frog specimen)

Marcymarlon

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