Aye-aye, Cap’n!

Gather ’round, me hearties, and take a gander at the perfect creature for Talk Like a Pirate Day: the Aye-aye! Not only does this scrawny lemur sail under a name that be pleasing to everyย captain’s ear, but he forages for buried treasure within the trees, by tapping the trunks to find the juicy grubs what lies within.

Sure, and he even looks like a grizzled old sea dog, arrr…

animales-insolitos-aye-aye-1040LG040610, by jamesjoel

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13 thoughts on “Aye-aye, Cap’n!

  1. debg September 19, 2016 / 11:00 am

    I simply ADORE aye-ayes and in fact have a stuffed animal version! John Cleese says they look like a cat that’s been put in the microwave.

    • Murray C. September 19, 2016 / 11:02 am


  2. Murray C. September 19, 2016 / 11:01 am

    He’s cute – in a Tim Burton kind of way.

    • Haha September 19, 2016 / 11:08 am

      I came to say he looks as if he could be a charrracter in one of them tharrr movin picture shows.
      Maybe some lucky pirate’s matey.

  3. Dubravkamcvmd September 19, 2016 / 11:08 am

    Astonishingly cute

    • debg September 19, 2016 / 11:14 am

      And like all prosimians from Madagascar, absolutely fascinating from a scientific standpoint.

  4. Duckie ๐Ÿฅ September 19, 2016 / 11:20 am

    After a Captain Jack Sparrow marathon weekend, he’s just perfect!

  5. allein ๐Ÿพ September 19, 2016 / 11:26 am

    So ugly they’re cute.

  6. michael September 19, 2016 / 11:50 am

    Repost him at Halloween, please.

    Somehow, I think he’ll fit well.

  7. Smartypants September 19, 2016 / 12:04 pm

    “What was in that pint o’ grog?!”

  8. AJ September 19, 2016 / 12:11 pm

    Loving all the pirate themed pix and comments today but just too tired to do talk like a pirate today. SoCal actually had a thunder and lighting storm at 3 am today that totally disrupted everyone’s sleep so my brain is too foggy to make witty comments. But here is my contribution for the day from Muppet Treasure Island – Welcome to Rat Tours, we put the RAT in pi-RATe.

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