Gide's pottoI haven't had much luck tracking down the story of Gide's potto. It appears the book, Dindiki, is out of print in both French and English; there's a secondhand copy going on amazon.fr for 76 euro.
An essay by Pierre-Edmond Robert reports that Dindiki, sadly, did not live very long. No wonder, since Gide fed him on jam and condensed milk (here's what pottos in captivity should eat).
There's a picture of Gide with Dindiki here. A lot of writers refer to Gide's pet as a sloth or a monkey. It seems to be the fate of prosimians to be misunderstood!