2013

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An Obsession with Oddity: Sir Richard Owen and the Aye-Aye

An Obsession with Oddity: Sir Richard Owen and the Aye-Aye

2013

Learn more about aye-ayes, unusual mammals with "continuously growing front teeth, batlike ears, a foxlike tail, abdominal mammary glands, claws on most digits, and spindly, dexterous middle fingers," in an essay excerpted from Natural Histories: Extraordinary Rare Book Selections from the American Museum of Natural History Library (Sterling Signature, 2012).

Tags: Mammals, Natural Histories