Wednesday, February 13, 2013

World's Smallest Monkey

The smallest monkey in the world is found in the Philippines. The Philippine Tarsier, measures 3.35 to 6. 30 inches in height and weighs about 60-160 grams, is found in Bohol, Samar, Leyte, and Mindanao.

Facts about Philippine Tarsiers:

* The Tarsiers have large and disproportionate eyes, the Philippine Tarsier's eyes
    are also fixed in its skul that they can't turn in their sockets.
* They can turn their head to 180 degrees.
* They have fur that is thin and rough, usually gray to dark brown color.
* The Philippine tarsiers are shy and nocturnal, sleeping during the day and active at night.
* They feed on insects and small lizards.

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