The aardwolf (Proteles cristatus) is an African carnivorous mammal of the family Hyaenidae. The aardwolf, whose name in Afrikaans means 'earth wolf', resembles a small striped hyena. It is yellowish with vertical black stripes and a bushy, black-tipped tail, and it bears a long, coarse mane of erectile hairs along the length of its back. The aardwo
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- striped hyena of southeast Africa that feeds chiefly on insects
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<zoology> A carnivorous quadruped (Proteles Lalandii), of South Africa, resembling the fox and hyena. See Proteles. ... Origin: D, earth-wolf. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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Proteles cristata noun
striped hyena of southeast Africa that feeds chiefly on insects
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insectivorous carnivore that resembles a small striped hyena. The shy, mainly nocturnal aardwolf lives on the arid plains of Africa. There are two ... [2 related articles]
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aardwolf (ärd'woolf) , carnivore of the hyena family. The aardwolf, Proteles cristatus, resembles the true hyena but is smaller and more delicate. It has less powerful teeth and jaws and five instead of four toes on its forepaws. The coat of the aardwolf is yellow-white with dark stripes; a...
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Nocturnal mammal Proteles cristatus
of the hyena family, Hyaenidae. It is yellowish grey with dark stripes and, excluding its bushy tail, is around 70 cm/30 in long. It is found in eastern and southern Africa, usually in the burrows of the aardvark. It feeds almost exclusively on termites, eating up to 300,000 per day, but ma...
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The Aardwolf is a mammal in the hyena family. The term can also refer to: ...
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The aardwolf (Proteles cristata) is a small, insectivorous mammal, native to East Africa and Southern Africa. Its name means `earth wolf` in the Afrikaans / Dutch language. It is also called `maanhaar jackal`, or civet hyena, based on the secretions (civet) from their anal glands. The aardwolf is in the same family as the hyenas. Unlike many o...
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South African carnivorous fox-like quadruped
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Aardwolf is a MUD (text-based online roleplaying game) that is set in the fantasy world of Andolor. It started in 1996 and continues to draw active players. As well as being accessible through most MUD clients, a version of MUSHclient is specifically tailored for Aardwolf. The game can also run on Flash and Java. Aardwolf has had up t
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