Posted by pets | 24 October 2012

Aardvarks

The Aardvarks or pigs mound they are native to Africa, mainly in the areas south of the Sahara. Its habitats are generally grasslands and open forests and its diet is composed of ants, termites, fruit and other insects. They will live where there are sufficient to feed termites, access to water and a sandy or clayey soil. If the soil is too hard, These Anteaters, Despite being fast digging, they will move to areas where digging is easy.

The majority of the Aardvarks are solitary and nocturnal, but sometimes come out during the day to sunbathe. When the dream is pressing them, they block the entrance of its burrow, leaving only a very small opening at the top, and become a tight ball. Especially during the rainy season, These Anteaters can dig new Burrows at night. Many animals, such as squirrels, hares, Civets, hyenas, jackals, wild boar, porcupines, lizards and birds use abandoned holes of the Aardvark as a refuge. In case of being attacked, can roll over on his back and defend themselves with their large claws or by using its thick tail to take a fatal leap away from his attackers.
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