Aardwolf

Aardwolf

The coarse hairs of the aardwolf’s dorsal crest are the longest of all carnivores and stand at about 20cm (8in) on the shoulders.

The coarse hairs of the aardwolf’s dorsal crest are the longest of all carnivores.

The alternating black and white hairs of the aardwolf’s dorsal crest stand at about 7 centimeters (3 inches) on the back of the head, increasing to 20 centimeters (8 inches) on the shoulders, then decreasing to about 16 centimeters (6 inches) on the tail.
 


Image | © Josh More, Some Rights Reserved (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)
Sources | (Koehler & Richardson, 1990; Wemmer & Wilson, 1983)

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