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

  • How To Get To Chocolate Hills

    The Chocolate Hills are a very strange geological formation, there are more than 1000 cone-shaped hills. It’s one of the most famous tourist destination in Philippines, located in the center of Bohol.

    How to get to the Chocolate Hills

    The best way to get there is hire a motor bike, it’s 60 km far about 2 hours drive from Alona beach and it s really nice ride to get there. Also on the way back you can stop in Tarsiers conservation area, is considered as the world’s smallest primate. Its size is no longer then a hand. Entrance fee 60 pesos.

    If you don’t feel drive a motorbike yo ...

  • Meet The Philippine Tarsier Worlds Second-smallest Primate

    With its teeny body and massive eyes, it's easy to adore the Philippine tarsier. But the world's second-smallest primate is threatened by extinction.

    It's also the second-smallest, weighing just three to five ounces and measuring up to six inches long.

    Just how tiny is that? About the size of an adult palm.

    Native to the southeastern Philippines, the 45-million-year-old species faces a triple threat to its existence: low birth rates, exploitative tourism and habitat destruction from logging and mining.

    According to the International Primate Protection League, there are between 5,00 ...

  • Bohol Philippines Sights And Sounds

    Took a jungle river cruise, visited Chocolate Hills, saw Tarsiers, Whale Sharks, Jackfish, went on a zipline and stayed at Alona Beach.

  • Behold Bohol

    I've been figuring out quite sometime when will I reached Bohol and see the famous Chocolate Hills and the every cute world's smallest primate found only in Southeast asia.Luckily, my frriends got interested too to go backpacking with me.So we decided to do this DIY trip in Bohol.

    Since no more seat sale price in any airlines, we decided to do the entry and exit point to Cebu then go to Bohol by ferry. We arrived late at night in Cebu from Clark so we just stayed for a dormitory/hotel for a night in Cebu and an early morning ride of ferry to Tagbilaran. Mostly as early as 6am Cebu Ferry Ter ...

  • 5 Most Common Yet Travel Worthy Spots In Bohol

    It's always a great pleasure to travel, whether it's a city or a province, as long as you get your butts off from the usual four corners of your room, it's a good idea. One place in the Philippines that you must not fail to visit is Bohol. Bohol is a province with numerous smaller surrounding islands, known for its beautiful beaches, corals and many more. It has been a tourist spot for many years now and more and more are being lured to travel to this amazing place. Here are the 5 most common yet travel worthy spots in Bohol.

    1. The Chocolate Hills

    Probably the most common landmark of Bo ...

  • 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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