The Philippine Tarsier and Wildlife Sanctuary of Corella, Bohol is an arm of the Philippine Tarsier Foundation, Inc. (PTFI), a non-stock, non-profit organization established in 1996. The Foundation has been issued a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) by DENR to find ways to conserve as well as to promote the tarsier of Bohol.
The tarsiers have been declared to be specially protected faun ...
al species of the Philippines by virtue of Proclamation No. 1030, declared by former Philippine President, Fidel V. Ramos on June 23, 1997.
In this pursuit, a 167 hectares sanctuary has been established by the Philippine Tarsier Foundation, Inc. covering areas within the municipalities of Corella, Sikatuna and Loboc. This is timberland area currently under the administration of the DENR and is part of the Social Forestry Project. The sanctuary starts at barangay Canapnapan in Corella, Bohol.
Philippine Tarsier and Wildlife Sanctuary News
On our Bohol tour, after visiting the Chocolate Hills viewpoint, we went to see some of the cutest tarsier monkeys at the Tarsier Sanctuary. We then had some lunch while cruising around Loboc River, one of the most beautiful rivers I've seen so far.
Philippines Song And Music From The Locals, Witnessing The Famous Bohol Chocolate Hill Mountains! Such A Surreal Sight As They Stretch As Far As Your Eyes Can See! Seeing The Tarsier Monkeys Which Are The Smallest Monkeys In The World That Can Fit In The Palm Of Your Hands. Furthermore, Picturesque Boat Ride Along The Loboc River!
The Tarsier Sanctuary
Deep in the secondary growth forest foothill of Corella town, in the interior part of Bohol, is an institution dedicated to the preservation and scientific researches on the endemic tarsier of Bohol. This is the Philippine Tarsier and Wildlife Sanctuary of Canapnapan, Corella Bohol, a project of the foundation primarily established with the Program Goal of:
1. To protect the Philippine Tarsier and its habitat from extinction through increased environmental awareness, research programs and establishment of protected areas for wildlife in the Province of Bohol
2. T ...
Bohol Island is a must see thing to do while traveling the Philippines! This is why.
Traveling to Cebu, Philippines from America for the first time.
Bohol is one of the most attractive and interesting islands located in the Central Philippines. As you probably have already read, I spent in Bohol almost a month. But don't worry, it doesn't mean that you cannot discover this beautiful island in shorter period of time. I would like to offer you the perfect 3 day Bohol itinerary, so you visit the most popular attractions as well as some of my favorite off the beaten track places in Bohol.
This is where I began my adventure of what I lovingly refer to as the Candy Land of the Philippines. I flew from Hong Kong to Cebu in the Southern part of the islands for around $130 USD. By the way, the local currency is pesos and the current exchange rate is around 54 pesos to the American dollar making this an extremely affordable country to visit. Stay tuned, you'll see why as we travel around the Philippines.