Island Mammals

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Luzon Island, Philippines
Studying Mammalian Diversity in the Philippines

Scale the heights of the Philippines’ highest peaks with Field Museum Curator and zoologist, Dr. Larry Heaney. You’ll discover the amazing diversity of mice, bats, and other small mammals that thrive only in these mountaintop "cloud forests," and you'll learn how Dr. Heaney's team is helping to protect the unique ecology of one of the most severely deforested tropical countries in the world!

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