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Synonyms for aye-aye

nocturnal lemur with long bony fingers and rodent-like incisor teeth closely related to the lemurs

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The aye-aye is an endangered nocturnal primate native to Madagascar, with fewer than 60 in captivity around the world.
One lineage eventually led to the aye-aye, which split from the rest of the lemur family tree 40 million years ago, while the other led to all other lemurs.
"Aye-Aye was living as a stray, Plankton came in with a really infected eye, and so did Kane," said cat carer Alison White, who has worked at Cramar for 14 years.
Thus we are introduced to the story of Aye-Aye who always wanted to be in a picture book.
The Aye-Aye and I, which details his rescue mission to bring back the aye-aye (and other animals) to his breeding centre in Jersey is being published by Summersdale this month.
The best line, winning pounds 10, came from M Lewis of Y Ffor, Gwynedd with 'Let us bray.' This week (right), Bristol zoo keeper Caroline Brown with an aye-aye called Kintanta who is now six-months-old and weighs a healthy 1.5kg compared to 100g at birth.
MATH: Compared with its body size, the aye-aye's brain is much larger than the brains of other lemurs.
BOGGLE eyes, protruding teeth and a diet of grubs - it doesn't sound like the cutest creature but this rare aye-aye is creating a storm at his new Midlands home.
A pair of endangered Aye-aye lemurs, imported from Madagascar, were introduced to the public Thursday at the Ueno Zoo in Tokyo, zoo officials said.
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For more than a hundred years, scientists thought the aye-aye (EYE-eye) was an odd squirrel.
In one, an aye-aye mother and infant peer down placidly from a branch.
No, it's not a cast member from "Gremlins." It's a baby aye-aye -- the first member of this endangered primate species born in the Western Hemisphere.
But firearms were allowed, more threatening than the teeth of an aye-aye. Locally the smelt fishers didn't register a change: up & down all night their parachute nets.
Data was provided on bonobos, chimpanzees, gorillas, olive baboons, stump-tailed macaques, golden snub-nosed monkeys, brown, red-bellied and aye-aye lemurs, coyotes, dogs, gray wolves, Asian elephants, domestic pigeons, orange-winged amazons, Eurasian jays, western scrub jay, zebra finches and swamp sparrows.