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Tarsier in Bohol

Known locally as mawmag in Cebuano/Visayan and mamag in Luzon, the Philippine tarisier is a species of tarsier endemic to the Philippines. It is found in the southeastern part of the archipelago, particularly on the islands of Bohol, Samar, Leyte and Mindanao. measures only about 85 to 160 millimetres (3.35 to 6.30 in) in height, making it one of the smallest primates. For the past 45 million years, tarsiers have inhabited rainforests around the world, but now they only exist on a few islands in the Philippines, Borneo and Indonesia. In Bohol, the Philippine tarsier was a common sight in the southern part of the island until the 1960s. Since then, the number has dropped to around 700 on the island. Conservation efforts are being made to protect the species. (Photo and caption by Yen Baet)

Photographs that wow

Yen Baet, an award-winning Filipina photographer, has been named as among the Top 10 Travel photographers by the travel blog Thomson UK. She's named along with Steve McCurry, the NatGeo photographer who took the iconic Afghan girl photo.

Here are only some of Yen Baet's breathtaking images, taken just recently when she visited the Philippines.