Saturday 24 February 2018 12:18:18 PHT

Philippine tarsier (Carlito syrichta)

Philippine tarsier (Carlito syrichta)
Photo and copyright by Rodelyn Gallo Hellingman

Philippine tarsier (Carlito syrichta). The tarsier produces a a number of different calls. The loud call is a loud piercing single note. When opponents meet, they produce a soft sweet bird-like trill. When several individuals communicate, they can produce a locust-like chirping. Females have a specials sound to indicate that they are fertile.

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