Bat-eared Fox (Otocyon megalotis)

Interesting :

A small fox Not wild character In length from head to tail, with a full body tan, gray, except for the four legs, the front of the face, ears and tail are black motif is. Ear length of 13 cm bat shaped ears as the source of the ears of a fox. This is a collection of blood vessels, which allows cooling. The nerves and the listening environment. You can not even hear the sound of crawling insects.

Habitat :

Residents of Savannah grasslands of Southern Africa and East Africa.

Food :

They eat insects, such as termites, bats, foxes ear staple and rodents. Including some fruits.

Behavior :

As well as a small herd of about 2-6 live in burrows underground.

Current Status :

Least Concern (IUCN Red List,2017)

Reproductive :

The fox will mature at the age of 7-9 months in the winter mating. Farrow 2-5 times a mother fox bat ears to feed the baby for about 15 weeks.

Size and weight :

about 55 cm, weight 3-5 kg

Point of view :

Update : 06 April 2017