Tarsier: The Littlest Alien
http://www.mindbites.com/lesson/10538 for full video. iscover why the ancient alien-like primate, the Philippine tarsier, is surrounded by spiritual myths and has aroused suspicion and fear for centuries. This engrossing film unravels the mystery of these alien-like, otherworldly creatures, and takes viewers into the depths of the Philippine forests to witness tarsiers in their natural habitat. Huge, lustrous eyes glisten in the moonlight, mobile ears scan the still night air, long elongated fingers cling to a branch and a strange whistling squeal pierces the silence of the forest. This is the mysterious Philippine tarsier. In the depths of a Philippine rain forest, a tiny alien-like creature with long elongated fingers clings to a tree. Swiveling its head in almost a full circle, it scans the darkness for unsuspecting prey using huge lustrous eyes and strangely mobile ears. This is the story of the Philippine tarsier the oldest and most mysterious primate in the world.