12 Feb '12, 5pm

The Tiny, Ultrasonic Philippine Tarsier (Video) | Care2 Causes

The Tiny, Ultrasonic Philippine Tarsier (Video) | Care2 Causes

Tarsiers are among the world’s smallest primates. Only five inches tall, with big eyes and ears, some species from Borneo and the Philippines have been thought to be silent, though other species have calls that are audible to humans and used for sending out alarms about danger, or for social interactions. Researchers from Dartmouth University have now found that Tarsius syrichta, one tarsier species in the Philippines, uses ultrasonic vocalizations to communicate. Anthropology professor Nathaniel Dominy studied the Philippine tarsier’s hearing and vocalizations and describes their way of communicating as “extreme, and comparable to the highly specialized vocalizations of bats and dolphins, which are used primarily for echolocation.” Dominy and other researchers suspected that the Philippine Tarsier did have some form of communication, as do the other species. Recent techni...

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