Meet Captain Nieves Fernandez, the only known Filipino female guerrilla leader and school teacher. When the Japanese came to take the children under her care she shot them. She didn’t hide in a closet, she didn’t put up a gun free zone sign, she shot them in the face with her latong (a home made shotgun). In this photo she is showing U.S. Army Pvt. Andrew Lupiba how she used her bolo to silently kill Japanese sentries during the occupation of Leyte Island.
This species is endemic to the Philippines, where it occurs widely. There are records from Batan, Busuanga, Catanduanes, Cebu, Jolo, Leyte, Lubang (Lawrence, 1939), Luzon [Abra, Camarines Sur, Isabela, Kalinga (Heaney et al., 2004), Laguna, Pampanga, and Sorsogon provinces], Maripipi, Mindanao [Bukidnon, Rhinolophus virgo — Details Yellow-faced Horseshoe Bat Negros, Palawan, and Sibuyan (Heaney et al. 1998). It is found at 250-1,100 m asl (Heaney et al. 1998).