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The biggest flower in the world- Rafflesia Rafflesia plants are found in the tropical rainforests of South-east Asia. There are about 30 different types of  species of them. The flowers have a diameter up to 1 meter. The flower itself usually consists of five red-brownish- colored, leathery petals. Rafflesia is a parasite plant to the wild grapes. It has no leaves,...

Bird's nest soup - a delicacy made out of saliva The bird's nest soup is an edible-nest-swiflet which is found mostly in South-east Asia and is build with saliva. The nests are rich in protein and therefore highly demanded. The White- nest swiflet uses only its spittle for the nests whereas the Black-nest swiflet also uses feathers and leafs for building the...

The biggest Gekko in Southeast Asia is named Tokay “Tokayyyy, Tokay …” – a loud and unexpected noise interrupts the steady chirping of the cicada and wakens up the from an exhausting and exciting day sleepy tourist. In the glow of the flashlight the source of the nocturnal disturbance can be located: there’s a kind of oversized lizard sitting or better...

There are currently only two kinds of elephants on our planet: the African elephant and the Indian or Asian elephant. Differences The two types are easily distinguished. Elephants use their ears to dispense body heat, the larger the ears, the more space they have for body heat. In the forests of Asia it is not too hot like in the African savanna, therefore Asians one...