The nocturnal aye-aye is in a class by itself. The subject of folklore and legends, there is just one species with no known subspecies.
CONSERVATION STATUS: ENDANGERED
The elusive and sorely misunderstood aye-aye, the oldest type of living lemur, is endemic to Madagascar, the fourth largest island in the world. Situated off the coast of East Africa, Madagascar is home to an abundance of unique animals and plants that cannot be found anywhere else on the planet. It is within this richly biodiverse…