The Philippine Tarsier Sanctuary in Canapnapan Corella is .an organization that protects
and conserves the habitat of the Tarsier. The practice of selling and destructing
habitat of tarsier is also prohibited. Entering The Philippine Tarsier Sanctuary
cost is only about 20 pesos. So please give a donation to help . One would experience
playing and taking pictures of a tarsier. Please do not visit the Tarsier anywhere
else, as they may well be just locked up in cages, which reduces the life expectance
from 20 years down to just one year.
Tarsier in Bohol is also one of the reasons why many local and foreign tourists visit
the province. Tarsier is a small primate weighing about 113 to 142 grams and almost
fits in human fist. Its has big fixed eyes, in it’s skull which do not turn in their
sockets, but it has adapted by being able to rotate it’s head by 180 degrees. It
has gray fur and almost naked tail.
They are also considered the world smallest primate and endangered species. They
are most active at night and they live in tree trunks and the roots of a bamboo. They
can only be found in The Philippines on the Islands of Samar, Bohol and Mindanao.