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Philippine Tarsier

Tarsius syrichta


It is an endangered species and is endemic to the Philippines. It's name is derived from its elongated "tarsus" or ankle bone. It's about 4 in in height


Tropical rain forests


Look! It's smiling at me!

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LauraMaria 11 years ago

Hehe, in the first one he really looks like he's up to no good! And I agree it looks like he's smiling in the second one, how cute! :) Did you find these in a nature reserve? Poor little endangered tarsiers.

KarenL 11 years ago

Wow! Looks like a little devil!

AkashSatpathy 11 years ago

Awesum less bt the best!!

Sally Chuang
Sally Chuang 12 years ago

cute...haha..big big eyes..

Diadem 12 years ago

YODA!! :)

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 12 years ago


Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 12 years ago

Also remind me Mad Cartoons....!!

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 12 years ago

This figure is famous due to Star Wars Sci-Fi movies..!!

Diadem 12 years ago

Thank for the like AshishNimkar

Diadem 12 years ago

Yeah they really are..due to the quickly growing human population, which causes more and more forests to be converted to farmland, housing areas and roads, the place where the Philippine Tarsier can live its secluded life is disappearing. An the never ending hunting of it for pets or for trade.

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 12 years ago

Nice...happy in freedom..!!

ToriSchulte 12 years ago

Aaawwww poor little guy! Why are they endangered? Do you know?

Spotted by

Bohol, Philippines

Spotted on Oct 4, 2010
Submitted on Jun 25, 2011

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