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Philippine Tarsier  
   

Philippine Tarsier

This is one of the smallest pre-primates in the world. They're about 4-6 inches long, minus the tail and have eyes that are each larger than their brains! Imagine if your one eye was bigger than your brain...I guess we'd look like them too- a little wide-eyed and shell-shocked looking. Funny creatures. Because they're nocturnal, this little guy didn't move very much, even when our guide was moving the branch. It's no wonder they're endangered.
Pictures!

December 16th 2004
I finally got my pictures onto CD, so this will just be one big picture fest. It spans from Nepal to my only picture of Australia, so I hope you enjoy! ... read more
Oceania » Australia » New South Wales » Sydney

Australian Flag Aboriginal settlers arrived on the continent from Southeast Asia about 40,000 years before the first Europeans began exploration in the 17th century. No formal territorial claims were made until 1770, when Capt. James COOK took possession in the name... ... read more
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