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Tiny tarsiers are our weird 'distant cousins'

Futurity: Research News - Oct 11, 2016
Tarsiers are our tiny, big-eyed, meat-eating distant cousins, according to scientists who recently sequenced and analyzed the tarsier genome. The findings, published in Nature Communications, place tarsiers on an important branch of the primate ...

Study shows that tiny Tarsiers are our evolutionary cousins

RedOrbit - Oct 6, 2016
The size of a mouse, with massive eyes and a taste for meat, tarsiers are unusual animals. They are also our remote cousins, according to a new study in the journal Nature Communications. In the study, researchers at Washington University School of ...

Lemurs Live on Through 3D Scanning Project at Duke Lemur Center

3DPrint.com - Apr 14, 2017
The Center is dedicated to research and conservation of these strange animals, as well as their fellow prosimian primates such as lorises and tarsiers. Ideally, none of these species will die out – but if they do, they will still live on in digital ...

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by: Christina Leaf
"Engaging images accompany information about tarsiers. The combination of high-interest subject matter and narrative text is intended for students in grades 3 through 7"--
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Tarsiers in the Dark

by: Thomas Van Eck
Tarsiers are primates, just like monkeys, apes, and people. However, they look different. Their huge eyes dont move, the movement is in the head alone. The head of a tarsier moves almost all the way around! Readers will love the photographs of this odd-looking creature from Southeast Asia. Theyll learn more about why tarsiers are endangered and what is being done to help them.
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Tarsiers: Past, Present, and Future

Tarsiiformes, or tarsiers for short, are a group of living species of special interest to primatologists because their combination of derived and ancient characters make them pivotal to understanding the roots of primate evolution. These small-bodied, nocturnal, solitary creatures resemble lower primates in their behavior but genetically, DNA evidence aligns them more closely with higher primates, such as monkeys, apes, and humans. These astounding creatures exhibit an ability found in no other living mammal¾they can turn their heads 180 degrees in either direction to see both prey and predators.
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Raw footage for a mini-documentary being put together for Bibles in Action New Zealand. The worlds smallest primate. Only found on the island of Bohol in the ...

Tarsier Sanctuary

Tarsiers have never formed successful breeding colonies in captivity but the Philippines Tarsier Foundation (PTFI) has had some success restoring tarsier ...

TARSIUS TARSIER eating grasshopper in Tangkoko Nature Reserve - North Sulawesi, Indonesia

Two hours drive from Manado, the Tangkoko Batuangus Nature Reserve, also known as Tangkoko-Batuangus Dua Saudara, hosts spectral tarsiers (or Tarsius ...

Cute Philippine Tarsiers Under Threat

One of the world's smallest primates is under threat in Bohol, The Philippines. Click to subscribe for more cute videos: http://bit.ly/ZqphqC Why don't you come ...

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