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Tarsio from Siau Island (Tarsius tumpara)  picture by Geoff Deehan

The Siau Island tarsier (Tarsius tumpara) is considered to be one of the world's 25 most threatened primates, according to the latest update of the IUCN 'red list' of endangered species. Endemic to Siau Island, Indonesia, it is collected as food.

Bebeh Tarsier on a stick.

Orangutans -N- Tarsiers, O My

funny, Orangutan baby

Orangutan baby's bad hair day, reminds me of me when I wake up in the morning!

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David Slater left his camera unattended at a Ntl. park in Indonesia. A crested black macaque monkey figured out how to operate the camera, creating this spectacular self-portrait…

Philippines – Bohol Island – Tarsier

The Philippine tarsier, (Tarsius syrichta) is very peculiar small animal. In fact it is one of the smallest known primates, no larger than a adult men's hand. Philippines - Bohol Island - by Salim Al-Harthy. via Jasminka J

Mauritius Fody. A rare species of the weaver family and is found on the island of Mauritius. It's classified as endangered by BirdLife International and is on the United States Endangered species list.

The Mauritius Fody (Foudia rubra) Is a rare species of the weaver family and is endemic to the island of Mauritius. It's classified as endangered by BirdLife International and is on the United States Endangered species list.

Bush tailed opossum

"Wombat - Native only to Australia, wombats are solitary, marsupials who feed mostly on grass and roots." That ain't a wombat! That's a possum!

Tarsiers are primates of the most ugly order.    With disproportionately large eyes and long feet, they have trouble catching food and have adapted a strange, jumping action which they employ to good effect when seeking out a meal.

Tarsiers are primates of the most ugly order. With disproportionately large eyes and long feet, they have trouble catching food and have adapted a strange, jumping action which they employ to good effect when seeking out a meal.

500px / Photo "Tarsier" by Harprit Singh

Tarsier, one of the smallest primates. All the species living today are found in the islands of Southeast Asia. Photo by Harprit Singh

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