Synonyms for tarsier or Related words with tarsier

tarsius              mindorensis              colugo              jefferyi              syrichta              bornean              tumpara              hutia              kuhlii              siamang              tarsiers              goodfellowi              tarictic              madagascan              solenodon              geochelone              sclateri              hydrochoerus              dugon              pithecophaga              pteropus              stegodon              podogymnura              conspicillatus              mindanensis              treefrog              hispaniolan              alfredi              plagiodontia              spinytail              numbat              gymnure              coendou              cynocephalus              hydrochaeris              scops              braccatus              microlepis              steerii              frenatus              moonrat              microlophus              caenolestid              phayrei              macdonaldi              galeopterus              macrurus              superciliosa              dugong              jubatus             

Examples of "tarsier"
Siau Island tarsier ("Tarsius tumpara") is a species of tarsier from the tiny volcanic island of Siau.
Horsfield's tarsier ("Cephalopachus bancanus"), also known as the western tarsier, is the only species of tarsier in the genus Cephalopachus. It occurs on Borneo, Sumatra and nearby islands and is, like other members of the group, entirely nocturnal.
The spectral tarsier ("Tarsius spectrum" also called "Tarsius 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".
Two groups are involved in the conservation of the Philippine tarsier: Endangered Species International (ESI) and the Philippine Tarsier Foundation. ESI works in Mindanao Island where the conservation group created a tarsier sanctuary, planted endangered trees to reforest tarsier habitat, and conducts research and educational activities. In partnership with local groups and government, ESI established the tarsier trail including a view point on habitat. Interpretative boards about plants and animals found in the sanctuary are displayed.
The Sangihe tarsier ("Tarsius sangirensis"), also known as Sangihe Island tarsier, is a small primate found on Sangir Island, which is located about 200 kilometers north-east of the island of Sulawesi in Indonesia. In 2008 a population of the Sangihe tarsier was determined to be a distinct species, the Siau Island tarsier ("Tarsius tumpara").
The Philippine tarsier is related to the Horsfield's tarsier of Borneo and Sumatra and to several species of tarsier on Sulawesi and nearby islands in the genus "Tarsius". Although all living tarsiers had been conventionally placed in the single genus "Tarsius", Shekelle and Groves (2010) placed the distinctive Philippine tarsier in its own genus, "Carlito".
The pygmy tarsier is nocturnal or crepuscular, and is mainly arboreal. It spends most of the daylight hours sleeping on vertical branches in the canopy. "T. pumilus" is not a nest builder. Unlike other tarsier species, it does not use scent glands to mark territorial boundaries. Also tactile communication and interaction is important with the pygmy tarsier, as in other tarsier species.
The Peleng tarsier ("Tarsius pelengensis"), or the Peleng Island tarsier, is a nocturnal primate found on Peleng Island, in Sulawesi, Indonesia.
Under a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the DENR signed on April 27, 1997, the Philippine Tarsier Foundation, Incorporated has the following missions: to establish a forest reserve in the island of Bohol which shall serve as the sanctuary of the Philippine tarsier; to protect and manage the tarsier sanctuary through the active participation of local communities; to establish and maintain a wildlife research laboratory for the study of the ecology and biology of the Philippine tarsier; to establish and maintain visitor facilities for ecotourism and disseminate information material about the Philippine tarsier with emphasis on the species' protection and conservation.
Carlito "Lito" Pizarras, known as the "Tarsier Man", is the Field Supervisor of the 8.4-hectare Philippine tarsier sanctuary run by the Philippine Tarsier Foundation in Barangay Canapnapan, Corella, Bohol. Hired by the foundation in 1998, he maintains the net enclosure and its 100 Philippine tarsier inmates. He also serves as a resource person and guide to visitors and researchers at the Research and Development Center.
Corella is known primarily as the home of the endemic Philippine tarsier, one of the world's smallest primates. The Philippine tarsier sanctuary run by the Philippine Tarsier Foundation, as well as the Research and Development Center, is in Canapnapan, east of the centre of town.
Dian's tarsier ("Tarsius dentatus"), also known as the Diana tarsier, is a nocturnal primate endemic to central Sulawesi, Indonesia. Its head-body length is and it has a tail of . Dian's tarsier lives in rainforests. It was formerly called "T. dianae", but that has been shown to be a junior synonym.
There are four recognized subspecies of Horfield's tarsier:
A Tarsier sanctuary is maintained in the town of Corella (Bohol). Run by the Philippine Tarsier Foundation, it has a visitor centre and habitat preserve/sanctuary of 7000 m in a natural forest.
The Philippine Tarsier Foundation undertakes the collection and cataloguing of all available research materials on the Philippine tarsier from various institutions and agencies in the country and abroad; and the production of information and promotional materials.
Wallace's tarsier, "Tarsius wallacei" is a recently described species of tarsier. It is found in the forests of Central Sulawesi where there are two separate populations. It is a small brown arboreal mammal less than long.
The Philippine Tarsier Foundation, Incorporated (PTFI) is a non-profit, non-stock corporation based in Tagbilaran City, Bohol, Philippines, established in 1996 to conserve, promote research and establish a sanctuary for the Philippine tarsier. It is an entirely private sector initiative, but has strong support from two leading organizations in conservation and eco-tourism, namely the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and the Department of Tourism (DOT). To ensure the continued existence of the Philippine tarsier, the Foundation is attempting to bring tourism to the province of Bohol in a way that is ecologically friendly to the Philippine tarsier.
The Lariang tarsier ("Tarsius lariang") is a recently described tarsier occurring in the western part of the central core of Sulawesi. Six museum specimens of this species are known, two of which have been misidentified as the pygmy tarsier before their correct identity came out. This species has been named after the Lariang River, an important river in the part of Sulawesi where this species occurs.
Phyllomedusa tarsius, the tarsier leaf frog, is a species of frog in the family Hylidae.
A sanctuary near the town of Corella, on the Philippine island of Bohol, is having some success restoring tarsier populations. The Philippines Tarsier Foundation (PTFI) has developed a large, semi-wild enclosure known as the Tarsier Research and Development Center. Carlito Pizarras, also known as the "Tarsier man", founded this sanctuary where visitors can observe tarsiers in the wild. As of 2011, the sanctuary was maintained by him and his brother. The trees in the sanctuary are populated with nocturnal insects that make up the tarsier's diet.