tarsier


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tarsier

any arboreal, lemur-like primate of the genus Tarsius, of SE Asia, having large eyes and ears.

tarsier

small, arboreal, almost hairless, South East Asian monkey, thought to be the ancestor of humans.
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The Bohol PDRRMC allocated R50,000 for the establishment of a TaRSIER substation in Loon, while some R75,000 goes to the trainings on the standard requirement for disaster resilient buildings for municipal engineers and the completion of the PDRRMC-Command Center equipped with communications and integrated fire alarm systems.
The Tarsier Conservative Area, near Loboc, is the biggest of the two - and the most commercial.
I creep through a forest protected by the Philippine Tarsier and Wildlife Sanctuary near Corella.
Tarsiers have a number of unusual traits; from their ability to communicate in the pure ultrasound to their iconic bulging eyes.
On Bohol the tour visits the Tarsier Sanctuary and rides by terraced rice paddies.
Those in this latter category include the Wallace's tarsier, a primate found last year in two small areas of forest in central Sulawesi, Indonesia.
Native to Southeast Asia, the petite primate, a tarsier (TAR-see-ur), shared a common ancestor with monkeys and humans, if not the dreamy Snow White.
Shyness has become an unusual place with the onset of the Darkness: gangs of sugar-crazed Kidds roam the streets, helped out by hordes of goggle-eyed tarsier monkeys; charismatic psychiatrist Doctor Gregory has made an industry out of the problems of Shyness residents; adults have abandoned their kids and teenagers and moved to safer locations; and odd subcultures like the Dreamers have cropped up.
This upgrade coincides with the installation of the Tarsier system on Heathrow's northern runway, since being successfully in use on the southern runway since June 2008.
A world apart from the glitz and cacophony of Manila's malls--of which we'd had our fill in the last three days--the island's main attractions can be safely put at three: the tarsier, perhaps the world's tiniest primate; the forests that guard Loboc river and the curious hills aforementioned.
Vancouver International Airport (YVR) has become the first commercial airport in the world to install a day and night camera to its existing Tarsier Foreign Object Debris (FOD) radar detection system.
Vancouver International Airport has become the first commercial airport in the world to install a day and night camera with its Tarsier Foreign Object Debris (FOD) radar detection system.