The Aardwolf's diet is almost entirely insects.
They eat termites, especially harvester termites, and other insects.Its teeth are ill adapted for tougher foods such as meat.
The Aardwolf is a nocturnal animal that is rarely seen. It is about the size of a small jackal that resembles a hyena in shape.One might be fortunate to see one on a night game drive.
The name "Aardwolf" originated from the Afrikaans language. Translated into English, it means "Earth Wolf."