daubentonia daubentonia


  • (n) type genus; coextensive with the family Daubentoniidae


  • Aye-aye, it's unique!

    If "unique" is a relative term then this endangered critter has it hands down...or rather, fingers down! The Aye-aye (Daubentonia madagascariensis), once believed to be a rodent is a primate found in the canopy of the forests of Madagascar. This dark brown and black nocturnal animal is a variety of lemur with very special hands featuring one extraordinarily long middle finger with a piercing ...
    on September 21, 2013     Source: Environmental News Network

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cynic cynic
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