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Definition of the noun aardwolf
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noun - plural: aardwolves
- striped hyena of southeast Africa that feeds chiefly on insects
- lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
- scientific names: Proteles lalandii / species Proteles lalandii / Proteles typicus / species Proteles typicus / Viverra hyenoides / species Viverra hyenoides / Proteles cristata
- more generic words: hyaena / hyena = doglike nocturnal mammal of Africa and southern Asia that feeds chiefly on carrion
- member of: genus Proteles / Proteles = aardwolf
- observational distribution: specimen and observational data from the Global Biodiversity Information Facility Network (not necessarily true occurrence density gradients)
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Alternative definition of the noun aardwolf
- The insectivorous mammal species Proteles cristatus, of South Africa, related to and resembling the hyena and having an erectile crest.
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Aardwolf is a fictional character, a mutant in the Marvel Comics Universe. His first appearance was in Night Thrasher vol. 2, #3, released in October 1993. He was created by Fabian Nicieza, Ken Lashley and Fred Hayes.
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Aardwolf
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Encyclopedia of Deserts (1999)
by Michael A. Mares, Oklahoma Museum of Natural History (Norman, Okla.)
The aardwolf is an unusual member of a family of rather large carnivorous mammals that has evolved to become...
Since the aardwolf is a mammal, turning to MAMMALS will provide a wealth of information on the class Mammalia, a group of ...
Biology, Zoology by CTI Reviews
Aardwolf: The aardwolf is a small, insectivorous ...
Beat about the Bush: Mammals (2007)
by Trevor Carnaby
The aardwolf is a specialist termite-eater, taking harvester termites (Hodotermes) in winter and snouted termites (Trinervitermes) in summer. Papillae on the tongue help prevent sand abrasion as it licks prey from the soil surface. Ridges on the ...
by Jinny Johnson
Termite hunter The aardwolf is a kind of hyena but has a very dierent diet from the rest ofits family. It lives mostly on termites and may eat up to 200,000 in one night.
Vertebrate Life (2016)
by CTI Reviews
Aardwolf: The aardwolf is a small, insectivorous mammal, native to East Africa and Southern Africa. Its name means 'earth wolf' in the Afrikaans / Dutch language. It is also called 'maanhaar jackal'. The aardwolf is in the same family as the ...
The Bushman Winter has Come (2013)
by Paul John Myburgh
Unlike the hyena, the aardwolf is a shy and timid creature with weak jaws and small, peg-like teeth adapted to feeding on termites, other insects and on well- rotted carrion. It seems to favour one species of harvester termite, which forages in the ...
Hunter and Hunted (2002)
Relationships Between Carnivores and People by Hans Kruuk
Hyaenas are predominantly carnivorous, although some also take vegetable food, and the small aardwolf is a termite specialist (Kruuk 1975; Mills & Hofer 1998). Of the hyaenas, the spotted hyaena is the most spectacular predator by far , and ...
Mobile HTML5 (2013)
by Estelle Weyl
Living Earth (2013)
A Short History of Life and its Home by R.E. Nisbet
The animal was an aardwolf, a small beast with simple teeth, mostly living on insects and grubs. It fluffs up its hair and looks bigger when frightened. The aardwolf is a shy, retiring animal, not obvious on the landscape of Africa. It was from ...
The Seductions of Sociobiology by Richard C. Francis
and the aardwolf (Proteles cristatus). The aardwolf is a specialized termite eater that occupies its own subfamily, so we can confine our comparisons to the other two ...
by Lex Hes
The aardwolf is a highly solitary feeder. It specializes on Trinervilermes termites because they are active for most of the rear, foraging for grass in dense columns of up to 5 (MX) individuals. For protection Trinervitermea soldiers have almost ...
Adaptation, Diversity, Ecology by George A. Feldhamer, Lee C. Drickamer, Stephen H. Vessey, Joseph F. Merritt, Carey Krajewski
The aardwolf is the smallest member of the family, with maximum body weight of about 12 kg. Well-developed canines and large premolars make the 3 species of bone-cracking hyenas highly competent hunters, capable of killing large prey ...
by Facts On File, Incorporated
The desert regions of the south have a number of rare African mammal species including the aardwolf, the meerkat, and the black-footed cat. Africa's extensive savannas are home to some of its most characteristic species such as the lion, the ...
A Comprehensive Reference Book by Charles Morris
Along with the true hyenas, the aardwolf of South ...
by Charles Annandale, Ainsworth Rand Spofford
Along with the true hyenas, the aardwolf of South ...
by Samuel Maunder
by P. Austin Nuttall
ABO Aardwolf (Dutch, eartk-wolf), in zoology, the name of a carnivorous digi- tigrade quadruped, which appears to form an intermediate link between the civet and the hyaena. Abaca, in botany, a species of flax or hemp which gTows in the ...
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Scrabble value of A1A1R1D2W4O1L1F4
The value of this 8-letter word is 15 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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