Philippine Tarsier and Wildlife Sanctuary

Corella, Bohol

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

  • Always Summer In The Philippines Behold Bohol

    A tour to Bohol is never without a visit to the world-renowned Chocolate Hills and meeting the little furry tarsiers. Discover the other whereabouts of the travel squad during the recent social media influencers tour in the Philippines.

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  • Worlds Smallest Primates

    Tarsiers of Bohol, Philippines stand approx 4" tall, they look like tiny monkeys with big eyes, are close to extinction unless efforts to conserve their natural habitat is funded by acquiring more land for their conservation.

  • Bud Brown In Bohol Part 2 Tarsier Sanctuary

    A sanctuary near the town of Corella, on the Philippine island of Bohol, is having some success restoring tarsier populations. The Philippines Tarsier Foundation (PTFI) has developed a large, semi-wild enclosure known as the Tarsier Research and Development Center. Carlito Pizarras, also known as the "Tarsier man", founded this sanctuary where visitors can observe tarsiers in the wild. As of 2011, the sanctuary was maintained by him and his brother. The trees in the sanctuary are populated with nocturnal insects that make up the tarsier's diet.

  • Bohol Philippines Vlog

    My family and I traveled to Bohol. It was absolutely gorgeous! It was a really relaxing trip and I'd recommend going here if you want to travel to some place new. The funny thing is I went there during winter break and it was basically summer weather in the PI.

  • Bohol In A Day 7 Things To Do

    1. Alona Beach
    Review: highly recommend, clean beach with crystal clear waters
    Price: Free
    Getting there: Jeepney from Tagbilaran (25 PHP)

    2. Man Made Forest
    Review: worth an Instagram photo but nothing too exciting
    Price: Free
    Getting there: scooter, driver or tour

    3. Chocolate Hills
    Review: highly recommend, a site to be seen
    Price: 50 PHP
    Getting there: scooter, driver or tour

    4. Tarsier Sanctuary
    Review: highly recommend going to see these adorable tiny creatures
    Price: 50 PHP
    Getting there: scooter, driver or tour

    5. Floating Restaurant
    Review: recommend for the e ...

  • Tarsiers, Spiders And Sea Turtles The Perks Of Island Life

    From North Luzon we travelled back to Manila, where we stayed again at the hostel with the rooftop lounge. After a cab ride, a flight, another cab ride, a bus ride and a ferry ride, we finally made it to Malapascua Island, just north of Cebu in the evening the next day.

    MALAPASCUA ISLAND

    Malapascua Island is an island about 10km north of Cebu. It is very small, maybe 3km by 1.5km. The island became popular in the 1990s, mainly as a dive destination. There are several local dive sites around the island with coral gardens and coral walls as well as a few dive locations close to Malapascua, ...