13 Apr '11, 6pm

The Aye-aye: An Ugly Yet Adorable #Endangered Animal

The Aye-aye: An Ugly Yet Adorable #Endangered Animal

This unusual looking animal is thought to have received its equally unusual name because of locals shrieking out in alarm when they came upon the creature long ago. Once locals realized that the Aye-aye uses its very long, claw-like finger to pierce and scoop out bugs from tree, much like a woodpecker does with its beak, they became fearful of it. It was rumored from that point on that it haunted locals, piercing their chests and so killing its human victims. In actuality, the Aye-aye doesn't display this behavior whatsoever.

Full article: http://www.environmentalgraffiti.com/news-aye-aye-ugly-en...

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