Positional behavior and social organization of the philippine tarsier (Tarsius syrichta)

  title={Positional behavior and social organization of the philippine tarsier (Tarsius syrichta)},
  author={M. Dagosto and D. Gebo and C. Dolino},
  • M. Dagosto, D. Gebo, C. Dolino
  • Published 2007
  • Biology
  • Primates
  • This study provides preliminary data on the positional behavior and habitat use of the Philippine tarsier,Tarsius syrichta, which was studied in its natural habitat on the island of Leyte. The locomotor behavior ofT. syrichta is quite comparable to the other species of tarsiers but frequency of use of different postures and support types does seem to distinguish this species from the others.Tarsius bancanus appears to be the most specialized, using vertical clinging postures the most frequently… CONTINUE READING
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