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Dictionary of Exotic Animals in the Philippines
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Cebuano ----------- English

m – macaque n.

bagang – june beetle n.

baki sa lasang – flying frog n.

baksan – (kinatas-ang bitin sa kalibutan) Reticulated Python n.

balagtok – field rat n. laing ngalan: bagtok, yatot

balingkasaw – (matang sa malala nga bitin sa dagat) banded sea snake n. , banded sea krait n.

banghitaw – sand lizard (translation based in the bible translation which is Lacerta agilis)

batol – (dagk nga ulod nga magpy sa ubos sa udlot sa lobi) grugru worm n. , palm beetle n. , grugru grub n.

buot – (mananap nga daw ilaga sa kalasangan) Malay squirrel n. tree squirrel n. Genera: Callosiurus, Nannosciurus laing ngalan: uwagsing

bungad – black scorpion

kamprag – cane toad n. , marine toad n. , giant toad n. laing paglitok :

kawog – (mananap nga daw ilaga sa kalasangan) flying squirrel n. laing ngalan: kawkag

kuhol – apple snail n. family : pilidae

hlo – monitor lizard n. , water monitor n. , monitor n. Genus:Varanus laing pagltok: hawo

hambubukad – flying lizard n. , flying dragon n. ,dragon n.

ibid – sail lizard n. , sailfin lizard n.

labod – millipede n.

mamag – tarsier n.

mral – leopard cat n.

ml – toddy cat n. , palm civet n.

minyak – shrew n.

putyukan – giant honeybee n. Scientific name: Apis dorsta

tabli – skink n. , mabuya n.

taligatos – house mouse n.

timos – field cricket n.

tinggalong – Malay civet n. , Oriental Civet n. , Tangalung n. laing ngalan: singgalong, garong

tt – house gecko n.

tuk – tokay gecko n. , tokay n.

umang – hermet crab

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