|Scientific Name:||Proteles cristata|
|Also Known As:||Maanhaar-jackal, Termite-eating hyena, and Civet hyena|
|Length:||55 – 80 cm (21.7 – 31.5 inch) (excl. tail)|
|Height:||40 – 50 cm (15.7 – 19.7 inch) (at the shoulder)|
|Weight:||7 – 15 kg (15.4 – 33.1 lb)|
|Top Speed:||30 kph (19 mph)|
|Life Span:||10 years in the wild, 14 years in captivity|
|Migration Habit:||Does not migrate|
|IUCN Redlist Status:||Least Concern|
Aardwolves are Mammals that are a species of Hyena. Their scientific name is Proteles cristata.
These Mammals are Insectivores, and groups of Aardwolves are known as a Pack.
Aardwolves can be found in many countries in Africa, these countries include Angola, Botswana, Egypt, Eritrea, Swaziland, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mozambique, Namibia, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Djibouti, and Lesotho.
They strive in habitats like shrublands.
These Hyenas mature at the age of 1.5-2 years. Once matured, Aardwolves can have 2-5 young after a gestation period of 89-92 days.
Aardwolf young are called cubs and, like most animal young, are extremely cute.