The Philippine tarsier or mawmag is a species of tarsier endemic to the Philippines. It measures only about 8.5-16 cm in height and 80–160 g making it one of the smallest primates. The eyes are fixed in its skull and its round head can rotate 180 degrees. The huge eyes provide this nocturnal animal with excellent night vision; the ear allows to hear any movement. Its diet consists of live insects, small crustaceans, and small vertebrates such as small lizards and birds.
We stopped at an animal sanctuary on our tour to Phillip Island. Look at this adorable baby wombat! I think she was fast asleep the entire time. Doesn't she look like a cartoon character?
South African Bushbabies
The Bushbabies are not monkeys, they are primates and along with lemurs, pottos and lorises, they form the primate suborder of prosimians or "pre-monkeys". Like most prosimians, bushbabies are nocturnal and they have a reflective layer in their large eyes that allows them to see in the dark. Prosimians also have an elongated nose, almost like a snout, and are heavily reliant on their sense of smell. The South African Lesser Bushbaby has large eyes, a soft furry body, a small, rounded head…
'Russet Mouse Lemur, Held in Hand to Show Small Size, Kirindy, Madagascar' Photographic Print - Pete Oxford | AllPosters.com
Final Dimensions (width x height): 18" x 24" This photographic print is digitally printed on archival photographic paper resulting in vivid, pure color and exceptional detail that is suitable for museum or gallery display. Item #3200201
Gray Mouse Lemur – Microcebus murinus - Ground Mammals
The Gray Mouse Lemur is a small lemur that is only found in Madagascar. It was first described by John Frederick Miller in 1777. Although it only weighs a mere