All about Tarsiers

by Sam Taylor
Tags: Activity, Monkey, Tarsier

Overview

The Tarsier is a small mammal, part of the monkey family, that is only found in South East Asia.

  • It has big eyes for its size which helps it to see in the dark.
  • It has very long bones in its hind legs and feet.
  • Its body measures between 10-15cm, with a tail that can stretch to 25cm.
  • They are carnivores and mainly eat insects, however they have been known to eat other small animals such as snakes, lizards, birds & bats.