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Giant aye-aye

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Giant aye-aye
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Urist likes giant aye-ayes for their interesting fingers.

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Aye-aye - Aye-aye man - Giant aye-aye

Alignment: Savage

· Exotic mount

Tamed Attributes
Pet value 500

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Not hunting/war trainable 

Birth: 21,752.5 cm3
Mid: 108,762.5 cm3
Max: 217,525 cm3

Adult at: 1
Max age: 10-20
Butchering returns

Food items

Meat 14
Fat 13
Brain 1
Heart 1
Lungs 2
Intestines 1
Liver 1
Kidneys 2
Tripe 1
Sweetbread 1
Spleen 1

Raw materials

Bones 18
Skull 1
Skin Raw hide
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A huge monster shaped like an aye-aye.

Giant aye-ayes are the super-sized counterpart to the common aye-aye found in tropical broadleaf forests. Giant aye-ayes are a little larger than grizzly bears, but not as aggressive as those, instead fleeing any conflict. Only appearing rarely in a small subset of biomes, giant aye-ayes are among the more elusive animals in Dwarf Fortress.

Due to their size, they yield a decent amount of returns when butchered, but the aforementioned rarity can make it difficult to obtain a breeding pair for a sustainable meat production. Giant aye-ayes are exotic mounts, and can rarely be ridden by elves in a siege.

Some dwarves like giant aye-ayes for their interesting fingers.

"Their fingers are like tree trunks!" - A dwarf's final words after encountering this very creature.
Art by Science Photo Library