PHILIPPINES – Here Are Some Unique Things About This Country

Here are some unique things about the Philippines.

PHILIPPINES – Here are some of the most unique things which can be found in the Philippines you would like to know about and see personally.

The archipelagic country in Southeast Asia located at the Western Pacific Ocean is the Republic of the Philippines consisting of thousands of islands divided into three geographical divisions – Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao.

Now, here are some unique things that this country has which you probably don’t know yet:

  • TARSIER – This animal is one of the world’s smallest primate with its body measuring 3.5 inches to 6 inches weighing 57 to 153 grams. What’s unique them is their eyes being as big as their brain. However, due to gradual loss of habitat, they are now considered as endangered species. They can be found in Bohol.
Photo lifted from Bohol Philippines Travel Guide
  • WATERFALL RESTAURANT – This is located at Villa Escudero Plantations and Resort. This restaurant is situated under a man-made waterfall which the waters comes from the country first hydroelectric plant.
Photo lifted from Daily Express
  • BOGIE RIDER – This is from a viral photo of a dog riding a motorcyle with his owner. The dog is being armed with helmet. They roam around the streets of Manila and even treated by his hooman not just a dog but a companion and a son.
Photo lifted from Pinterest
  • SINARAPAN – This is the world’s smallest fish which can only be found in the Philippines found in Bato and Buhi lakes. The are transparent and the only thing visible in them is their large black eyes.
Photo lifted from Filipino Food
  • LARGEST PAIR OF SHOES – The largest shoes is in the “Shoe Capital of the Philippines, Marikina, measuring 17 feet long and 8 feet wide. This has been made by 10 people that took 77 days to get finished. Made out of genuine leather, this costs Php2-million.
Photo lifted from Pinoy Stop
  • TAMARAW – This is the Philippines dwarf buffalo which is now critically endangered. They could weigh from 220 kilograms to up to 300 kilograms.
Photo lifted from Science .ph
  • DANCING INMATES – Through the sound of “Thriller”, these dancing inmates went viral around 2007 as part of their rehabilitation program.
Photo lifted from GMA Network


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