Tarsiers

續上篇 Coquerel sifaka

在 Prosimians 下 的 Coquerel Sifakas ( Lemurs), Tarsiers  同Lorises 是我暫時覺得最可愛的, 所以要來紀錄一下:

Tarsiers:

 

 

 

 

 

tarsier , small, nocturnal, forest-dwelling prosimian primate , genus Tarsius.

There are at least three species found in the Philippines, in Sumatra and Borneo, and in Sulawesi.

Tarsiers are about 6 in. (15 cm) long with a 10 in. (25 cm) hairless tail, and weigh about 4.5 oz (130 g).

The body is covered with dense brown fur. Enormous round eyes are set close together in a flat face.

Tarsiers’ legs are specialized for climbing and jumping and end in long, thin digits bearing adhesive pads.

They feed on insects and reptiles.

They are believed to mate for life and to form family groups.

Tarsiers are classified in the phylum Chordata , subphylum Vertebrata, class Mammalia, order Primates, family Tarsiidae.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tarsier

 

to be contiued……….

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