The Ugliest Animal

Aye-aye, nocturnal lemur of Madagascar

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Aye-aye, nocturnal lemur of Madagascar

Maddex Gurley, contributer

Have you had a bad hair day? Well, at least you can fix it, because some mammals are just plain ugly and can’t fix it. This is the ugliest mammal to ever exist. I have some honorable mentions that are almost the ugliest.


An Aye-Aye is a weird mammal that lives in rainforests in Madagascar. They are so intelligent that they make nests out of leaves and sticks. They also have a big bushy tail, bigger than them, that they use to stay warm. They stay nested until night when they look for food.


Aye-Aye eat a bunch of things like seeds and fungi. An Aye-Aye’s favorite food is fruit. They eat 5 different fruits every day.  They are nocturnal, which means they sleep during the day in their huts and during the night they look for food. They’re kinda like bats.


Aye-Ayes are 40 to 60 centimeters long but their tail is 18 to 22 inches long. They Have big wide eyes that are usually orange but sometimes green. Their ears are super big and their fingers are super long.


That was the ugliest animal ever. There were some animals that were ugly but were not as ugly as an Aye Aye like the armadillo and a snapping turtle in my opinion. Hopefully, when you wake up you won’t look like aye-aye. Here is a video for the Aye-Aye.