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Aardvark

Common Name:

Scientific Name:

Aardvark

Orycteropus afer

Type:

Mammal

Habitat/ Range:

Sub-Saharan Africa

Size:

3.3 - 4.3 ft long

Conservation Status:

Least Concern

Did You Know?:

Aardvarks can use their long, sticky tongues (up to 12 inches long!) to grab insects from termite mounds and ant nests.

You find a tan mammal with an elongated snout and a long, sticky tongue