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tarsier-selective color tarsier from Bohol, Philippines<br />
selectively colored in Photoshop Bohol,Carlito syrichta,Geotagged,Philippine Tarsier,Philippine tarsier,Philippines,Tarsius syrichta,selective-color,tarsier Click/tap to enlarge

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  1. Tarsier, one of the smallest mammals in the world. Endemic to some islands in the Philippines. Posted 6 years ago
  2. Normally we disallow people on photos here, but we'll make an exception this time as the species are clearly taking center stage, and is too interesting to ignore. Posted 6 years ago
    1. Oh, sorry I did not know about this rule. Thanks so much for allowing it, Ferdy. Sorry too for this late reply. I was away on a trip. Posted 5 years ago

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The Philippine tarsier , known locally as ''mawmag'' in Cebuano/Visayan and ''mamag'' in Luzon, is a species of tarsier endemic to the Philippines. It is found in the southeastern part of the archipelago, particularly on the islands of Bohol, Samar, Leyte and Mindanao. It is a member of the approximately 45-thousand-year-old family Tarsiidae, whose name is derived from its elongated "tarsus" or ankle bone. It is the only member of the genus ''Carlito'', after the species was removed from the genus.. more

Similar species: Primates
Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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Uploaded Jan 14, 2015. Captured Jun 22, 2010 09:48 in Philippines.
  • Canon EOS 50D
  • f/5.6
  • 1/32s
  • ISO640
  • 145mm