Is it an Aardwolf or not?

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Is it an Aardwolf or not?

Post by SlySven » Sun May 08, 2016 10:43 pm

I was doing a quick Google to confirm the spelling and came across an odd FACT, the "Aardwolf" is according to Wikipedia:
In Wikipedia it was wrote:The aardwolf (Proteles cristata) is a small, insectivorous mammal, native to East and Southern Africa. Its name means "earth wolf" in Afrikaans and Dutch. It is also called "maanhaar jackal" (Afrikaans for "mane jackal") or civet hyena, based on the secretions from their anal glands, reminiscent of civets. The aardwolf is in the same family as the hyenas. Unlike many of its relatives in the order Carnivora, the aardwolf does not hunt large animals. It eats insects, mainly termites – one aardwolf can eat about 250,000 termites during a single night, using its long, sticky tongue to capture them. The aardwolf lives in the scrublands of eastern and southern Africa – open lands covered with stunted trees and shrubs. It is nocturnal, resting in burrows during the day and emerging at night to seek food. Its diet consists mainly of termites and insect larvae.
However the front page of the Mud shows what appears to be a howling Grey Wolf. So does this mean Aardwolf, the Mud, has the wrong logo?

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