We visited the Philippines as part of our ERASE project with the idea of conducting preliminary field work on selected species that share similar ecologies with others in South America
I. de La Riva and P. Burrowes at the University of Phillipines at Los Baños, with herpetologist Dr. Letty Afuang (right) and director of Natural History Museum Juan Carlos Gonzalez (left)
Barbourula busuanguensis in Palawan
The most amazing aquatic frog!
We also had the opportunity to see huge monitor lizards = Barawaks, and hike tropical forests!