The tiny, shy Tarsier is a lemur-like primate found in Indonesia, the Philippines, Malaysia, and Brunei.
They are known for their huge eyes that enable them to hunt insects at night, as well as their leaping abilities. Adult tarsiers weigh only about 5 ounces (150 g) and are about six inches (15 cm) long with a tail close to a foot (30 cm) long. Named for their long leg bones (tarsus bones), tarsiers can leap over 15 ft (5 meters), or 40 times their body length. Unfortunately, they are highly endangered because of hunting, habitat destruction, and pollution.