At 45-50cm (18-20in) tall and 85-105cm (33-41in) long, the aardwolf is the smallest of the hyena species and is significantly smaller than all other hyenas.
The aardwolf is significantly smaller than all other hyaenas.
In centimeters, total length of the aardwolf’s body is 85-105 (33-41 inches); length of tail, 20-30 (8-12 inches); height of shoulder, 45-50 (18-20 inches); length of hindfoot, 15-16 (6 inches); length of ear, 9-10 (4 inches).
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• Sources | (Kingdon, 1977; Richardson & Bearder, 1984; Skinner & Smithers, 1990; Wikipedia, 2017)