Philippine Tarsier

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The Tarsier is the smallest primate. These adorable creatures can be seen in their natural habitat at the Philippine Tarsier Foundation at the town of Corella which is located about ten kilometres from the city of Tagbilaran.

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Chocolate Hills Bohol

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Scenic Bohol cast as a spell on visitors drawn to this oval-shaped island – from the Chocolate Hills to the Tarsier, from 16th century watchtowers to Baroque Jesuit mission churches, from the Loboc River to Tagbilaran City itself. Add to these are palm-fringed coastlines that are blessed with a myriad of white sandy beaches and sheltering coves. And of course, the ever-smiling, ever-friendly Boholano! Bohol in a nutshell is a little bith of Cebu, Palawan and Boracay rolled into one – Cebu for its rich history and Spanish heritage; Palawan for its lush flora andunusal fauna; and Boracay for its white sandy beaches and resort atmosphere. But make no mistake – Bohol has a unique local flavour unseen in any other part of the Philippines...

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Wow Bohol

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Welcome to Bohol, the Philippines’ most whimsical island – from its colourful fiestas, to the 1,268 Chocolate Hills, its top-notch white-sand beaches, dolphin watching, diving, river cruising, tarsiers, Filipino-Spanish heritage houses and churches, an interesting history and warm and welcoming people- it is safe to say that Bohol is quite the Philippines in a nutshell.

TThe Province of Bohol is best known for two things: The Philippine Tarsier which is the smallest primate in the world and the over a thousand intriguing perfectly cone-shaped hills of similar sizes spread out over 50 square kilometres in the island’s centre scattered over in the towns of Batuan, Carmen and Sagbayan. This hills are lovingly called Chocolate Hills (below)- since the grass and vegetation dries out and t...

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