Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Scientists say humans are related to this stressed-out looking animal called an Aye Aye

   One of the most endangered in the world is the... Aye-Aye a large nocturnal primate from the Strepsirrhini family - the ones that have "wet noses".

Aye-ayes can be found only on the island of Madagascar. These rare animals may not look like primates at first glance, but they are related to chimpanzees, apes, and humans." They tap on trees with their long middle fingers and listen for the insects and bugs that might inhabit its depths.

top pic by Guardian UK Via - Other pics by Via

 

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