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Singapore Night Safari Tarsier

Discussion in 'Singapore' started by Writhedhornbill, 13 Jul 2008.

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  1. Writhedhornbill

    Writhedhornbill Well-Known Member

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    What species of Tarsier does the night safari keep?
    How many are kept?
    Is it easy to see/photograph?
     
  2. Zooish

    Zooish Well-Known Member 15+ year member

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    Only 1 male spectral tarsier is kept. Very very hard to spot. A lot of luck required.
     
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    Giant Eland Well-Known Member 10+ year member

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    Do you know if this animal is still alive?
     
  4. devilfish

    devilfish Well-Known Member

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    Yes; there were two (1.1) when I visited in May. Zooish might be able to confirm their current status.

    I found that they were easy to see but difficult to photograph. Flash photography is strictly prohibited throughout the park.
     
  5. Kifaru Bwana

    Kifaru Bwana Well-Known Member 15+ year member

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    spectral tarsier (endemic to the Indonesian islands of Sulawesi, Pulau Peleng, and Pulau Selajar. ) both .... or another species now?
     
  6. Zooish

    Zooish Well-Known Member 15+ year member

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    Haven't visited recently (planning to soon), but yeah as of May / June this year there were a pair of Spectral Tarsiers.

    And yes, flash photography is *ahem* strictly prohibited in the park ;)
     
  7. Brum

    Brum Well-Known Member 10+ year member

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    Well you say it's forbidden but accidents can and do happen... ;)