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 travel
We spent a fantastic few days in Bohol. Easy to get a short ferry across from Cebu island.
We stayed in Loboc.
Location we visited : Tarsier sanctuary, Loboc adventure park, River cruise, Bamboo bridges, Manmade forest, Carmen Chocolate hills
You can also checkout Panglao, unfortunately we didn't have the time to see it as we flew out to Palawan after a few days in Bohol.
A visit to Bohol last September reacquainted us with the Philippine Tarsier, known locally as maomag.
We were happy to set foot at the Philippine Tarsier Sanctuary where tarsiers are protected.
Tarsiers are nocturnal. They have eyes larger than their brains. Their heads can turn 360 degrees to make up for their eyeballs that cannot move.
They have long tarsal bone, hence the name tarsier. They are considered threatened species.
There we met the so-called Tarsier Man, Carlito Pizzaras. Pizzaras manages and take care of the tarsiers in the Philippine Tarsier Sanctuary located in Core ...
Matanglawin heads to Bohol, and introduces "Tarsier Man" Carlito Pizarras.
There a few things that we Filipinos are proud of: our beaches, our warmth and hospitality, and of course our food. However, there are also a few things that, even if we arent necessarily proud of them, still gives us immense pride by giving our country something to brag about. One example of this is the Philippine tarsier.
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Welcome to the Philippines, shouted a happy-go-lucky tuk-tuk driver as he whizzed past our stationary taxi stuck in Tagbilarans heavy traffic.
Waving with one hand and gripping his tricycles handlebars with the other, he flashed us a large, toothy grin.
It was the warm welcome we were hoping for after our long journey from the UK and one we had heard so much about. Filipinos are renowned for their friendly nature.
Another key reason tourists visit the Philippines is for its beaches and we were no exception.
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Bohol, a province in the Philippines Central Visayas Region is a tourist haven that has lots to offer. Considered by many as one of the most eco-rich as well as iconic destinations in the country, it draws both international and local tourists alike who want to relax and unwind in a green setting. For starters, the province made a name for itself and became a regular in a myriad of travel packages in the Philippines primarily because of the Chocolate Hills, an area of over 1,700 hills that are spread over 50-square kilometers of land. It should be noted though that there is more to Bohol than ...