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Finally Found them Tarsiers in Bohol Island

I always had the romantic notion of finding these elusive creatures in the middle of some jungle in Borneo. This obsession has been there for a few years and since then,  wanted to visit Bohol island, Philippines – the land of Tarsiers.

You would so lucky to even catch a glimpse of this inspiration for the Gremlins in the wild. Here in  Bohol, Philippines, tarsiers are mostly captive, easily found, brings in the tourist dollar to the island. This animal use to be so plentiful back in the 1960s-1980s, that large numbers of them were often drive over by vehicles without much regard.

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