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Tarssier I am not 100% sure  have the species correct. I saw this little guy in Tangkoko Reserve, North Sulawesi. Quite amazing creatures with their enormous eyes which gives the 360 degree vision. In fact their eye sockets are larger than their brain cavities!<br />
These are also the only completely carnivorous primate. Geotagged,Indonesia,Indonesia 3,Spectral tarsier,Sulawesi,Tarsius tarsier Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

Tarssier

I am not 100% sure have the species correct. I saw this little guy in Tangkoko Reserve, North Sulawesi. Quite amazing creatures with their enormous eyes which gives the 360 degree vision. In fact their eye sockets are larger than their brain cavities!
These are also the only completely carnivorous primate.

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  1. I'm pretty sure you got the identification right. What a lovely animal. Their eyes make you afraid to flash, doesn't it? Posted 7 years ago

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The spectral tarsier is a species of tarsier found in Indonesia. It is apparently less specialized than the Philippine tarsier or Horsfield's tarsier; for example, it lacks adhesive toes. It is the type species for the ''Tarsius'' genus. While its range used to include both the population on the island of Selayar as well as on nearby southwestern Sulawesi, the latter populations has been removed to a separate species, ''Tarsius fuscus''.

This species weighs about 80–100 grams and has.. more

Similar species: Primates
Species identified by Claire Hamilton
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Uploaded Oct 18, 2012. Captured Jun 15, 2009 11:15 in Jalan Tatelu Girian, Dimembe, North Minahasa, North Sulawesi, Indonesia.
  • Canon EOS 400D DIGITAL
  • f/5.6
  • 1/60s
  • ISO400
  • 55mm