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The aardvark is the sole surviing species in its group. Aardvarks are medium-sized mammals with a bulky body and arched back.

Aardvark: Nocturnal Insect-Eaters

The aardvark is the sole surviing species in its group. Aardvarks are medium-sized mammals with a bulky body and arched back.

THE AARDVARK - The aardvark is nocturnal and is a solitary creature that feeds almost exclusively on ants and termites. An aardvark emerges from its burrow in the late afternoon or shortly after sunset, and forages over a large home range. One late afternoon in the Kalahari I found this aardvark foraging along one of the kalaharis dry riverbeds.

THE AARDVARK - The aardvark is nocturnal and is a solitary creature that feeds almost exclusively on ants and termites. An aardvark emerges from its burrow in the late afternoon or shortly after sunset, and forages over a large home range. One late afternoon in the Kalahari I found this aardvark foraging along one of the kalaharis dry riverbeds.

Aardvark videos, photos and facts - Orycteropus afer | ARKive

Aardvark moving across grass - View amazing Aardvark photos - Orycteropus afer - on Arkive

The aardvark has a short neck connected to a massive, almost hairless body with a strongly arched back. The legs are short, the hind legs longer than the front ones. The head is elongated, with a long, narrow snout and nostrils that can be sealed. The long, tubular ears are normally held upright but can be folded and closed. The short but muscular tail is cone-shaped and tapers to a point. The thick claws on the forefeet are well adapted for digging.

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Aardvarks are quite versatile in their housing choices.

Daytime Aardvark - For many photographers and wildlife enthusiasts, the aardvark is one of Africa's "holy grail" species.  I was fortunate to have aardvark sightings every day during my visit to Samara Private Game Reserve.  This female was particularly tolerant and cooperative during the day.  I've uploaded a new gallery of over 200 wildlife images from this trip to my website.  <a…

Daytime Aardvark - For many photographers and wildlife enthusiasts, the aardvark is one of Africa's "holy grail" species. I was fortunate to have aardvark sightings every day during my visit to Samara Private Game Reserve. This female was particularly tolerant and cooperative during the day. I've uploaded a new gallery of over 200 wildlife images from this trip to my website. <a…

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Aardvarks live throughout Africa, south of the Sahara. Their name comes from South Africa's Afrikaans language and means "earth pig." A glimpse of the aardvark's body and long snout brings the pig to mind. On closer inspection, the aardvark appears to inc

One aardvark can eat up to 50,000 ants or termites in just one night! Find out more about these natural exterminators here!

The aardvark (Orycteropus afer) is a medium-sized, burrowing, nocturnal mammal native to Africa. It is the only living species of the order Tubulidentata, although other prehistoric species and genera of Tubulidentata are known.

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