"It disguises itself in the forest by pretending to be a small teddy bear undergoing a colonoscopy."
Interesting & Fun Facts about Tarsier. It is believed by the scientists that the tarsiers may have been in existence from 40 million years. Tarsier derived its name from its powerful ankles bones—the tarsals. Tarsiers are nocturnal animals and hardly ever show themselves up during the day.
Tarsier (Tarsius Syrichta), the world’s smallest primate in Bohol, Philippines Edwin Verin/Shutterstock.com. Tarsier on the tree. Bohol island, Philippines. Efired/Shutterstock.com. Tarsier monkey in natural environment haveseen/Shutterstock.com. Philippine tarsier (Tarsius syrichta), the smallest primate in natural environment Ekaterina ...
True Facts About The Tarsier. If you don't know what a tarsier is...you should. Posted on January 25, 2013, 18:11 GMT ze frank. BuzzFeed EVP Video. Share On facebook ...
Okay so this video is super old, but there is a lot of misinformation in the comment section, so: tarsiers do not “commit suicide” like humans, as it’s not the intent or a result of cognitive decision making, but when they are stressed in captivity, they engage in repetitive behaviors, called stereotypy, which is manifested as repeatedly hitting their heads (usually against the cage itself.)
Tarsier (Tarsius Syrichta), the world's smallest primate in Bohol, Philippines Edwin Verin/Shutterstock.com Tarsier on the tree. Bohol island, Philippines. Efired/Shutterstock.com Tarsier monkey in natural environment haveseen/Shutterstock.com Philippine tarsier (Tarsius syrichta), the smallest primate in natural environment Ekaterina Pokrovsky ...
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Interesting Tarsier Facts: Tarsiers are sized as a squirrel. They can reach 3.6 to 6.4 inches in length, and between 2.8 and 5.8 ounces in weight. Tarsiers have a body covered in fur that can be ochre, brown, gold or grey in color. Tarsiers have extremely large eyes and ears, and long tail and hind legs.
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