How big are baby aye aye baby lemurs?
If you like Aye-Aye then check out these related baby animals Monkey Baby monkeys, called infants just like us, are cute and playful. They can often be found hanging on their mom’s back. Lemur Baby lemurs are called pups, and at the time of birth, a pup weighs about 100 grams, about the weight of a cup of water.
How does a baby aye aye learn to hunt?
Baby aye aye are taught by their parents how to hunt. They use their middle finger, which is extremely bony and thin. It serves as their main sensory organ. They feed from the wood, boring out insect larvae as well as grubs. They are adept at sensing the movement of these insects.
Where do you find aye aye lemurs in Madagascar?
Well, if you travel to Madagascar you just might see one of these. He is an aye aye (pronounced eye eye), and he is only found on a small island off of Africa’s southeastern coast. Aye aye come from the lemur family, and baby aye ayes are known as “infants”, just like you!
How old is Melisandre the aye aye baby?
Meet Melisandre, a rare baby aye-aye born at the Duke Lemur Center on August 13, 2019! The daughter of 23-year-old Ardrey and 9-year-old Grendel, “Mel” is one of nine aye-ayes at the DLC and one of only 25 of her kind in the United States.
Is there a way to adopt an aye aye?
If you want to learn more about aye-ayes AND help support their care and conservation, please consider symbolically adopting Agatha, an aye-aye born at the DLC in 2017, through the DLC’s Adopt a Lemur Program!
Where do aye aye baby lemurs come from?
Pronounced ‘eye eye’, Aye ayes come from the lemur family and are found on a small island off of Africa’s southeastern coast. These little babies are native to Madagascar! Woah! What is that wide-eyed critter looking at you? Well, if you travel to Madagascar you just might see one of these.
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