By: accolade Media

The island of Samar is said to be one of the most biodiverse places in the whole world being home to a wide variety of plants and animals on land and in water.

The United Nations states that the island is of high significance for its global biodiversity, harboring 38 species of mammals, 215 species of birds, 51 species of reptiles, 26 species of amphibians and over 1,000 species of plants!