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

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Thus we are introduced to the story of Aye-Aye who always wanted to be in a picture book.
The zoo was the first in the UK to breed and hand-rear an aye-aye, one of the largest nocturnal primates in the world.
Just as many people believe that an all-black cat crossing their path is unlucky, the unnerving appearance of an aye-aye (EYE-EYE) can also prompt fears of bad luck.
Misoatra - Malagasy for thank you - is one of only 43 aye-ayes in captivity worldwide.
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.
Aye-aye, cap'n: The Lakers coaching staff named O'Neal and Derek Harper co-captains for the 1999 season.
In one, an aye-aye mother and infant peer down placidly from a branch.
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.
It stood less than a foot tall, was capable of jumping between trees and looked like a squirrel with a couple of really long fingers, similar to the aye-aye, a lemur native to Madagascar, Bloch said.
So I went to the Durrell Foundation on Jersey and found it a wonderful experience--all of those interesting animals, and I did see an aye-aye.
4 Suppose an aye-aye were to tap on a tree branch in search of a meaty meal.
Kintana, a Madagascan aye-aye, pictured, is being hand reared at Bristol Zoo Gardens.