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Philippine Tarsier (Tarsius Syrichta), Bohol, Philippines

 

Known locally as the Maumag in Cebuano/Visayan, is an endangered tarsier species endemic to the Philippines. It is found in the southeastern part of the archipelago, particularly in the islands of Bohol, Samar, Leyte, and Mindanao. Its name is derived from its elongated "tarsus" or ankle bone.

 

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Taken on June 2, 2009