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
Tour of the Philippines. Tourist attractions of Bohol. Cebu. Chocolate Hills. Dolphins. Tarsiers. Hope you like it!
The family arrived in Bohol and we are kicking it off in Panglao! What's on the list of over the next couple of days? Tiny Tarsiers and the Chocolate Hills of Bohol. Okay, throw in plenty of beach time as well.
Motorbike around beautiful Bohol and experience the Tarsiers, the Manmade forest and The Chocolate Hills! First part of a series of vlogs cheap travel around the Philippines. Enjoy!
The island province of Bohol is one of the most popular and tourist-friendly destinations in the Philippines. This small island is packed with beautiful white beaches, stunning landscape filled with exotic animals and different fun adventures and activities. I've been to Bohol several times for family vacations, work and personal trips. As a solo traveler, I enjoyed motorcycling around Bohol to visit the various sites last year.
According to the recorded information about the smallest primate in the world, they say that you can find one in the Philippines. They recognize the smallest primate here as the "Philippine Tarsier" or "Bohol Tarsier" in the beautiful province of Bohol.
Based on the history, the size of this creature is only about 4-5 inches and weighs about 113-142 grams.
The scientific name of this primate is Carlito Syrichta is a kind of Tarsier Endemic species and a member of the Tarsiidae family that lived almost 45 million years old now. Besides Bohol, the Philippine Tarsiers also exist in other re ...
Philippine Tarsier is the smallest primate not only the Philippines, but in the world! These cute little primates are introverts and loves being in a quiet and serene place. So if you happen to visit them, try to keep the volume a little lower (especially when you meet the first tarsier) hahah! it's really exciting. They do get stressed out so try to keep it in a more quiet zone.
Tarsiers are so tiny! they're literally the size of your hand or smaller depending on how big your hands are lol! Although it's tempting to pet these lovely creatures, it's best to keep your hands to yourself.