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Aye-aye opening a coconut at Nakanin'ny Nofy Aye-aye,Daubentonia madagascariensis,Geotagged,Madagascar,Nakanin'ny Nofy,Spring Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

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  1. Finally it's on JD! Seriously, very remarkable animal! Posted 5 months ago
  2. Need more of this one? Posted 5 months ago
  3. It looks like that was taken in the wild - if so, Bravo, an amazing feat, I salute you! Posted 5 months ago
  4. Awesome! Posted 5 months ago
  5. Love it. A wonderful photograph. Posted 5 months ago
  6. Fantastic, very rare to find in the wild, lucky you!!! Posted 5 months ago

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The aye-aye (Daubentonia madagascariensis) is a lemur, a strepsirrhine primate native to Madagascar that combines rodent-like teeth that perpetually grow and a special thin middle finger.

It is the world's largest nocturnal primate, and is characterized by its unusual method of finding food: it taps on trees to find grubs, then gnaws holes in the wood using its forward slanting incisors to create a small hole in which it inserts its narrow middle finger to pull the grubs out. This foraging.. more

Similar species: Primates
Species identified by fchristant
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Uploaded Nov 23, 2018. Captured Nov 8, 2018 17:28 in Vohibinany, Madagascar.
  • NIKON D500
  • f/6.3
  • 10/2500s
  • ISO51200
  • 78mm