Body length: 50-60cm
Open woodland, grassy plains.
There are two primary populations; one in South Africa and the other in East Africa.
Diet - Insectivorous
Insects, particularly termites and grasshoppers.
A small percentage of their diet includes lizards, small birds, eggs, small mammals and fruit.
Nocturnal animals, Bat-eared foxes live in pairs and both partners rear the cubs. They are mostly monogamous and breed every year, giving birth to two or three pups.
After a gestation period of two months, the female gives birth to 2-3 young.
African Wild Dogs
Large birds of prey