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Near the summit of Gunung Murud (Sarawak's highest mountain), an newly described species of tiny bush frog (Philautus nepenthophilus) hides within the fluid of a carnivorous pitcher plant (Nepenthes mollis), apparently unaffected by the plant's digestive juices therein. Phytotelmata (water bodies held by plants) provide living quarters and breeding grounds for many unique creatures which are completely dependent on them. Pulong Tau National Park, Sarawak, Malaysia (Borneo).
- © Chien C. Lee
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Amphibia, Anura, Borneo, Caryophyllales, East Malaysia, Magnoliopsida, Malaysia, Nepenthaceae, Philautus, Rhacophoridae, Rhacophorinae, Sarawak, Southeast Asia, amphibian, animal, bush frog, carnivorous plant, endemic, fauna, flora, frog, pitcher plant, plant, shrub frog, tree frog, treefrog, tropical, tropical pitcher plant, wildlife
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