Like a woodpecker, the aye-aye is a percussion forager. Tapping on a dead log with its especially long and thin middle finger, the aye-aye listens closely for signs of insect larva inside. It chisels a hole in the wood with its ever-growing incisors and extracts the larva with its finger.
Did you Know?
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.