Common Name: Aardwolf
Scientific Name: Proteles cristata
Also Known As: Maanhaar-jackal, Termite-eating hyena, and Civet hyena
Type: Hyena
Classification: Mammal
Diet: Insectivore
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
Population Trend: Stable

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.

Aardwolf Habitat

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.

Aardwolf Young

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.

References: Wikipedia and the IUCN Redlist.