Bohol tarsier

The Bohol tarsier Carlito syrichta fraterculus is a sub species of the Philippine tarsier found in Bohol. The Philippine tarsier's habitat is the second-growth, secondary forest, and primary forest from sea level to 700m. Its habitat also includes tropical rainforest with dense vegetation and trees that offer it protection such as tall grasses, bushes, and bamboo shoots. It prefers dense, low-leve ...

l vegetation in secondary forests, with perching sites averaging 2 m above the ground.

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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 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, ...

  • A Month In The Philippines

    I can honestly say one of the most eye-opening experiences in my whole life so far was when I traveled in the Philippines this beautiful country has some jaw dropping views with vibrant cities and isolate countrysides it has something for everyone. It goes from one extreme to another with expensive high-end shopping malls, restaurants and hotels to poverty and people who have next to nothing. But one thing Filipinos do have are smiles I've never meet such a polite and cheerful bunch of people before and i will definitely be returning.

    I started my journey in the capital Manila which is mass ...

  • Weekend In Bohol

    When we hear Cebu, the second best thought that will come to our mind is Bohol – one of the many popular tourist destinations here in the Philippines with its beach resorts and exquisite views. Allow us to share with you the must-visit places in Bohol using our itinerary.

    From Cebu, we arrived at Tagbilaran Port at exactly 11 in the morning, then we took a 30-minute motorcycle ride going to Panglao.

    1. Panglao Island – this is located in the southwest of Tagbilaran Island. You should not miss visiting the island whenever you are in Bohol.

    Alona Beach is one of the most popular tou ...