Secrets of a Strange Lemur: An Aye-Aye Gallery

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Meet the Aye-Ayes

Credit: Ed Louis
With their wide-set yellow eyes, big ears, continuously growing incisors and long, skeletal fingers, aye-ayes aren’t the cuddliest looking of the lemurs.…Read More »

But like many lemurs — which are unique to the island nation Madagascar — aye-ayes are in danger of becoming extinct. Using tracking collars and genetic sequencing, researchers are trying to better understand them in the hopes of protecting them. This photo shows a female aye-aye.    Less «
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