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Look me in the eyes and say you don't love me.
The Philippine Tarsier is one of the smallest primates in the world and is believed to have been around for more than 45 million years. 

These nocturnal animals tend to stay extremely hidden and are normally only active at night when hunting insects to eat. So if you haven't heard of them before, that might be one of the reasons. The other could be the fact that these endangered species, which used to be common in rainforests around the world, now only exist on a few islands in the Philippines. 

While they may be few in number, they definitely stand out. According to the Guinness Book of Records, they hold the record for the largest set of eyes. However, those large eyes  are fixed in their skull -- meaning they can't turn in their sockets. Instead, much like an owl, a special adaptation in the neck allows them to rotate their head 180 degrees. 

Their celebrity look-a-like might not be able to do that, but she does have a similar set of eyes.
 

Zooey Deschanel

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This is my surprised face.

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Is this really the face of a killer?
The Aye-Aye is one of the most unusual primates on the planet, so much so that it was originally classified as a rodent. Now it is classified as the largest nocturnal primate in the world.

The Aye-Aye is found exclusively in Madagascar and is known for its distinctive elongated fingers and strikingly large yellowish eyes. The most marked trait of the Aye-Aye is a thin and extremely long middle finger on each of its hands. But they don’t just use their long middle fingers to say, “fuck you.” They also use them to find and remove insect larvae from cavities.

Along with their hearty meals of insect larvae, they also eat seeds, nectar and fungus. When they aren’t hunting for food or reproducing, they spend their time self-grooming.

Like its celebrity look-a-like, the Aye-Aye tends to scare people. In some parts of Madagascar, the Aye-Aye is regarded as an evil omen and killed on sight -- making humans its primary predator. As crazy as it might sound, the Sakalava actually believe that the Aye-Aye enters houses during the night through thatched roofs and murders the sleeping human occupants. It supposedly uses its elongated finger to cut the aortic vein of its victims. 

That’s my kind of animal. 

Christopher Lloyd 

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I know what you did last summer.

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Why yes, I do style my own hair.
The White-faced Saki, scientifically known as the Pithecia pithecia, can be found in Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname and Venezuela hanging out in the understory and lower canopy of the forest.

These arboreal (tree-living) monkeys are fast moving, shy and typically active during the daytime. Their diet consists of berries and other fruits, honey, leaves, flowers, small mammals such as mice and bats, and small birds. They hunt and move mainly in leaps. They can reportedly jump up to 10 meters. This special skill has earned them the nickname “flying monkeys.”

The White-faced Sakis live in small family groups consisting of the parents and two or three offspring. They communicate with one another with squeaks, whistles, barks, grunts and roars.

Like it’s celebrity look-a-like, the White-faced Saki usually makes bird-like chirping sounds and displays aggression by body-shaking and loud growls.


Gene Simmons

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This face is how I get all the ladies.

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I'm just chillin'
The African Lion  is one bad-ass mother fucker. Their roars can be heard from more than 5 miles away. Weighing anywhere from 265 to 420 pounds, this mammal survives by killing animals such as antelopes, zebras, wildebeest and other large animals of the open grasslands. Females do almost all of the hunting, while males use their fighting abilities to protect their territory and loved ones. 

As scary as these mammals may seem, they are often very affectionate toward each other. In fact, lions are the only cats that live in large family units called "prides," usually consisting of about 15 lions. Related females and their young make up the majority of the pride. There might be 2-3 males in a pride, but they usually leave after a few years and let another group of males take over.

With the exception of zoos and captivity, they are now only found in the south Sahara desert and in parts of southern and eastern Africa.

Like their celebrity look-a-like, the mature males sport thick dirty blonde manes that encircle their necks and protect them while fighting.

Brad Pitt

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Do you think I need to shave?

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Don't look at me.
The Ring-tailed Lemur is one of 22 species of lemurs. They are known for their long, vividly striped, black-and-white tail. They share a common ancestry with Africa's monkeys and apes, but were isolated from those species around 50 million years ago when Madagascar separated from the African continent. All lemur species today are endangered due to the rapid destruction of their forest habitat. 

Most lemur species primarily live in trees, however, the Ring-tailed frequently uses the ground for travel. They are also more active during the day and live in groups of 5-30. 

The word Lemur comes from old Latin, and refers to ghosts or spirits. The staring eyes, haunting sounds and nocturnal ways of the lemur inspired early observers to think of them as ghosts or forest spirits.


They have powerful scent glands and use their unique odor as a communication tool and even as a kind of weapon. They also communicate with short grunting sounds.

Like their celebrity look-a-like, the females tend to be more dominant than males.

Taylor Momsen 

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But this is my happy face...

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