Aye-Aye

Eyes of the Aye-Aye: A reflective surface behind the aye-aye’s yellow-orange eyes bounces light back through the eyes to enhance its sight at night. Photo: David Haring/Duke Lemur Center

Latin name: Daubentonia madagascariensis Where: Jungle Trails Length: 1 to 1.3 ft Weight: 5 to 6 lbs Lifespan: 20 yrs Habitat: Forest and swamp Diet: Insect larva, nuts, and fruits Risk Status: Species at Risk (IUCN—Endangered) a map of the country Range: Madagascar

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