Aye-aye quiz

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Aye-Aye: The Facts – What do you know? Test your knowledge of these odd-looking creatures with this quick quiz.

(Discover more facts about aye-aye here: Top 10 Aye-Aye Facts!)

 

Aye-aye (Daubentonia madagascariensis), Madagascar




True or False?

1. The aye-aye is related to monkeys, apes and humans.

 True

 False

2. It is the largest nocturnal primate in the world.

 True

 False

3. Aye-aye come from Argentina.

 True

 False

4. The aye-aye is the only primate that uses echolocation.

 True

 False

5. Aye-ayes have a third eyelid (or nictitating membrane).

 True

 False

6. The aye-aye’s teeth keep growing throughout its lifetime.

 True

 False

7. Female aye-ayes can keep on reproducing until they die.

 True

 False

8. Female aya-ayes have nipples that are located between their hind legs.

 True

 False

9. Aye-ayes are believed to be lucky omens by local residents.

 True

 False

10. Aye-ayes were once thought to be extinct.

 True

 False




Answers to the Aye-Aye Quiz:

1. True.
2. True.
3. False. They come from Madagascar.
4. True.
5. True.
6. True.
7. True.
8. True.
9. False. Because of their startling appearance and the fact that they wander around human villages at night, aye-ayes are considered a symbol of bad luck by the locals in Madagascar.
10. True.

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