- Their middle finger taps up to 11 times a second. That’s faster than some of the world’s elite piano players.
- Completely nocturnal, aye ayes rely on echolocation to find food, a bit like dolphins.
- Their wiry hairs can grow up to 22cm long.
- Just like rodents, their teeth will continue to grow throughout their lives.
- Aye ayes are steeped in superstition. Local Malagasy people believe those pointed at by the mysterious finger will meet their death.