Freaky monkeys (Daubentonia madagascariensis):

 

The Aye-aye’s long digits are surrounded by superstition; some locals believe that whomever an aye-aye points its long middle finger at is condemned to death. The Sakalava people believe that Aye-ayes like to sneak into homes to pierce their victim's heart with that long finger. Lady monkeys know differently, though some believe that the length of an Aye-aye’s finger indicates the length of other members.

The Aye-aye’s long digits are surrounded by superstition; the Sakalava people believe that Aye-ayes like to sneak into homes to pierce their victim's heart with that long finger. Lady monkeys know differently, though some believe that the length of an Aye-aye’s finger indicates the length of other members.

New research has somewhat reversed the traditional theory that Daubentonia madagascariensis (aka the Aye-Aye),  native to Madagascar, is a solitary animal. Typically, males’ territories overlap and males will socialize across territories. Females are pickier about their neighbors, and their territories never overlap, though they might be friendlier if their males weren’t such attention whores. Male  “probiscus monkeys” (a misnomer, for the aye-ayes are not truly part of the monkey family), are the champion cock-blockers of the animal kingdom, and will even haul a rival male off of a female mid-coitus. The females don’t seem to mind. Despite their obviously limited sex appeal, these are Freaky Little Monkeys.
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