Bat-eared Fox

Bat-eared Fox image. A sizeable fox with broad forehead, pointed snout, huge, cupped ears and a black face mask. It is grizzled gray with black ear backs, lower limbs, upper tail and tail tip and white to buff-gray under parts. Preferring acacia woodland and plains, it feeds mainly on harvester termites and other invertebrates, but also small vertebrates and fruits. Being mainly nocturnal, it lives in pairs or family groups, sharing the same den.

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