Have you ever heard an animal named an aardwolf? Aardwolves coming from the same family as the hyena can be the cutest wild animals. Meet the cutest animal of wildlife!
This little critter is a baby aardwolf
The adults are just as cute as the babies
Aardwolves come from the same family as the hyena, but these guys have mohawks!
Unlike their bone-chomping cousins, aardwolves prefer to munch on termites
Hennie van Heerden
They’re nocturnal creatures and they live in underground burrows in East and Southern Africa
Scientists once thought they were solitary creatures, but actually they’re very family-oriented
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They often don’t dig the holes themselves, however, preferring to inhabit abandoned burrows of other animals
They have long sticky tongues which they use to lap up thousands of termites
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A single aardwolf can eat up to 300,000 termites per night!
An adult grows to roughly the same size as a fox
Being monogamous creatures, they stay with the same mate for their entire lifetime