Living in small spaces: Forest fragment characterization and its use by Philippine tarsiers (Tarsius syrichta Linnaeus, 1758) in Mindanao Island, Philippines

  title={Living in small spaces: Forest fragment characterization and its use by Philippine tarsiers (Tarsius syrichta Linnaeus, 1758) in Mindanao Island, Philippines},
  author={Simeon Gabriel F. Bejar and Mariano Roy M. Duya and Melizar V. Duya and John Michael M. Galindon and Bonifacio O. Pasion and Perry S. Ong},
The Philippine tarsier ( Tarsius syrichta ) is a charismatic species that is threatened by illegal hunting and deforestation. Although they occur in forest and disturbed habitats, ecological information about them is still considerably lacking, which consequently hampers our ability to effectively protect tarsiers from further endangerment. Here, we characterized a 36-ha forest fragment in Mindanao Island where a population of tarsiers persist, and assessed the factors that could have… 

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  • Abstracts in Anthropology
  • 2022



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