Tuesday, 3 February 2009

Philippine Tarsier

The Philippine Tarsier (Maumag in Cebuano/Visayan) is one of the smallest known primates. It measures at about 4-6 inches in height.

This photo was taken in Bohol but it can also be found in the islands of Samar, Leyte and Mindanao.

4 comments:

LIZZIE said...

Erkk.. The eyes.. I'm not sure if i'm feeling slightly scared or interested right now..

But still, good photo kaycee!

philos said...

Wow! Beautiful photo of the Tarsier! This would've been perfect for the Furry theme last week hehe... :)

marriage markers said...

i haven't been to bohol yet. maybe, after having our second baby, we will be able to get on an educational trip to bohol and enjoy the views and learn about the tarsiers. :-)

stan said...

I've seen this live in a Malaysian jungle I believe.