The aardwolf superficially resembles the striped hyaena, but it’s less than half the size and its stripes are much more regular.

In millimeters, total length of the aardwolf’s body is 850-1,050; length of tail, 200-300; height of shoulder, 450-500; length of hind foot, 149-162; length of ear, 90-102.

Sources: (Gingerich, 1974; Kingdon, 1977; Koehler & Richardson, 1990; Richardson & Bearder, 1984; Skinner & Smithers, 1990)
Image: Ltshears



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