A single aardwolf can consume as many as 300,000 termites in a single night and up to 105,000,000 within a year.

Aardwolves feed primarily on nasute harvester termites, mainly on Trinervitermes bettonianus in East Africa, Trinervitermes rhodesiensis in Zimbabwe and Botswana, and Trinervitermes trinervoides in South Africa.

Sources: (Cooper & Skinner, 1979; Koehler & Richardson, 1990; Kruuk & Sands, 1972; Richardson & Beader, 1984; Richardson, 1987c; Smithers, 1971)
Image: Josh More



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