late night (s)talk - rhamphotheca: The Bat-eared Fox (Otocyon...
June 7, 2012   123 notes
rhamphotheca:

The Bat-eared Fox (Otocyon megalotis) is an insectivore that uses its large ears to locate its prey. 80-90% of their diet is harvester termites, (Hodotermes mossambicus). When this particular species of termite is not available bat-eared foxes feed on other species of termites and have also been observed consuming ants, beetles, crickets, grasshoppers, millipedes, moths, scorpions, spiders, and rarely birds, small mammals, and reptiles. The insects they eat fulfill the majority of their water intake needs…
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rhamphotheca:

The Bat-eared Fox (Otocyon megalotis) is an insectivore that uses its large ears to locate its prey. 80-90% of their diet is harvester termites, (Hodotermes mossambicus). When this particular species of termite is not available bat-eared foxes feed on other species of termites and have also been observed consuming ants, beetles, crickets, grasshoppers, millipedes, moths, scorpions, spiders, and rarely birds, small mammals, and reptiles. The insects they eat fulfill the majority of their water intake needs…

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    ugh, soooooooo cute *.*
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    Oh gosh…the creepiest nonhuman…
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    These guys are SO CUTE.