Tarsier, (family Tarsiidae), any of about 13 species of small leaping primates found only on various islands of Southeast Asia, including the Philippines. …
Do tarsiers live in Africa?
Fossil relatives of tarsiers have been found in Asia, Europe, North America, and Africa, however modern tarsiers are restricted to a few islands in Southeast Asia.
What animals eat tarsiers?
Potential predators of tarsiers include civets, arboreal snakes, monitor lizards, and raptors including owls (Gursky 1997; Jachowski & Pizzaras 2005; Gursky 2002c). Feral cats are also predators of tarsiers (MacKinnon & MacKinnon 1980; Jachowski & Pizzaras 2005).
How do tarsiers behave?
Spectral tarsiers show the most social behavior at their sleeping sites, including playing, grooming and snuggling. … As tarsiers have their own ranges they show territorial behavior like patrolling and defense of their area, as well as scent marking and vocalizations to advertise their territory.