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For biologists it is an easy matter: spiders have eight legs and insects have six. This fact is important when beholding and recognizing the tiny new species of Spider Water Beetles from the Philippine Island of Mindoro discovered by researchers of the Ateneo de Manila University.
By Manny Mogato MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine troops, on rubber boats and amphibious trucks, were rushing to six flooded areas south of Manila to evacuate nearly 120,000 people and supply food, medicine and blankets, disaster officials said on Friday.
MANILA (Reuters) - Floods triggered by heavy rains in the Philippines have killed two and affected more than 100,000 people, relief officials said on Thursday as they appealed for food, water and blankets.
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.