Get a chance to encounter Bohol’s unique wildlife up close in their natural environments- the cuddly Philippine Tarsier, the playful dolphins, and the flora and fauna at a protected landscape. The sight and the experience is hard to forget.
(Flashing Photos of the Philippine Tarsier, migratory birds in Bien Unido, Butterflies, Dolphins,etc.)
The Philippine Tarsier Sanctuary located in Canapnapan, Corella is a mere 20-minute drive from Tagbilaran City where every visitor gets first-hand facts on the 45-million-year-old species of small primates who can turn their heads to 180 degrees. The wide eyed tarsiers are kept intact in their habitat, leading freely from one tree branch to another in the bushes and secondary forests at the sanctuary.
A paradise for bird watchers and wildlife lovers is the Rajah Sikatuna Protected Landscape with its base in Bilar. Friendly monkeys, wild bats, flying lemur, butterflies, amphibians, and other wild animals inhabit the place. It is also the widest remaining forest in Bohol.
Off the waters of Pamilacan Island in Baclayon, experience the excitement of watching the playful spinner dolphins frolic in the seas with the Dolphin Watching and Marine Life Tour. Former whale hunters are now turned local tour guides. The area is a haven to at least 11 species of dolphins is found year round.
For tourists who opt to travel to those eco-tourism sites, an enriching and meaningful experience awaits as they appreciate the unique features of the land and also help in the conservation efforts of the local communities.
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