6 Of The Weirdest African Primates

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Aye-Aye

Albert Einstein called — he wants his hair back. This primate from Madagascar earned its name because it resembles “heh heh” in Malagasy, which is exactly the kind of noise you’d make when you’re startled by this strange-looking creature. It’s noted for its long, bony fingers and its middle finger is quite longer and thinner than its other extremities. Unfortunately, Aye-Ayes are on the endangered species list due to deforestation and some locals believing they’re the harbinger of evil doings which results in them being killed.