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    • Hand and foot pressures in the aye-aye (Daubentonia madagascariensis) reveal novel biomechanical trade-offs required for walking on gracile digits. 

      Kivell, TL; Schmitt, Daniel Oliver; Wunderlich, RE (J Exp Biol, 2010-05)
      Arboreal animals with prehensile hands must balance the complex demands of bone strength, grasping and manipulation. An informative example of this problem is that of the aye-aye (Daubentonia madagascariensis), a rare lemuriform ...
    • Hands of early primates. 

      Boyer, Douglas; Yapuncich, Gabriel; Chester, Stephen GB; Bloch, Jonathan I; Godinot, Marc (American journal of physical anthropology, 2013-12)
      Questions surrounding the origin and early evolution of primates continue to be the subject of debate. Though anatomy of the skull and inferred dietary shifts are often the focus, detailed studies of postcrania and inferred ...