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aardwolf

member of the family Hyaenidae. Resembles a striped hyena; lives in an earth and feeds on termites, carrion and small wildlife. Called also Proteles cristatus.
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If we suspected that our presence was influencing the behavior of aardwolves, as was the case for several animals, especially the day after injection, we immediately terminated observations until the following evening.
We estimated the energy cost of walking from body mass and the average velocity of aardwolves when walking by the equation (Taylor et al.
Following Anderson and Richardson (1992), we captured aardwolves using a Telinject dartgun (Telinject, Randburg, South Africa) with darts containing a mixture of ketamine hydrochloride (15-20 mg/kg) and acetylpromazine (15-40 mg/kg).
Aardwolves spend a considerable portion of their day confined to a den, and it is known that C[O.
Our original experimental design consisted of comparing the FMR and water flux of the same six aardwolves during two seasons.
Body masses of male and female aardwolves did not differ significantly from each other in either summer (December-February) or winter (June-August), and thus we have combined data for both sexes.
The activity schedules of injected aardwolves differed significantly between seasons ([[Chi].
Prey species varied between seasons, with aardwolves feeding on Trinervitermes 65.
Though the percentage of time spent in different vegetation types differed significantly between seasons, aardwolves foraged most often in plant communities dominated by Stipagrostis uniplumis or Penzia incana during both summer and winter ([ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 3 OMITTED]; [[Xi].