Did you know that the Philippine Tarsier (Tarsius syrichta) commits suicide during captivity due to trauma from touching and loud noise.
YOU CAN HELP PRESERVE THE TARSIERS BY:
- Not keeping tarsiers as pets.
- Not buying captured tarsiers in the pet market.
- Reporting cases of hunting, killing or smuggling of tarsiers; as a specially protected faunal species
- Not patronizing outlets displaying illegally-acquired tarsiers.
- Sending donations to duly recognized bodies promoting tarsier research and conservation.
For more info: tarsierfoundation