Aye-ayes can find food by tapping wood.

Aye-ayes can find food by tapping wood.

 

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The aye-aye is one of only two animals who ‘finger tap’ to find food. What they do is they tap a tree with their thinnest finger and if they hear an insect inside, they gnaw a hole then use their longest finger to scoop the insect out to eat it.

 

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