The tarsier, which is
one of the smallest primates, is more closely
related to the tree shrew and slow loris. Its
diet consists of mainly insects. The head to body
length ranges from 90 to 160 mm and its body
weight is from 70 to 165 grams. It has a pair of
large membranous and paper ears which look like a
bat. The ears can usually turn towards the
direction of the sound can also be crinkled or
moved in opposite directions. Its great hearing
is complemented by its acute vision making them
great hunters at night.
image from the Haribon site. Haribon Foundation.