May 18, 2016

I photographed this Aardwolf at Duba plains in northern Okavango Delta, Botswana, a seldom seen species and one I have not seen since (although I know there are places where you can see them regularly). While they look fairly mean they are in fact insectivores, you can read more below...


The aardwolf (Proteles cristata) is a small, insectivorous mammal, native to East and Southern Africa. Its name means "earth wolf" in Afrikaans and Dutch. It is also called "maanhaar jackal" (Afrikaans for "mane jackal") or civet hyena, ba...

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