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The Panay cloudrunner -a rodent- like nocturnal mammal -previously unknown to science, has been discovered in the island of Panay in the central Philippines. The arboreal rodent which has been assigned the scientific name of Crateromys heaneyi, was discovered by local residents. The animal sports a chubby, masked face; small eyes and ears; long, thick and soft brownish fur; and a black tail, about an inch or two longer than its ll-inch body.

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