Aardvarks are mammals that look like they were made from parts of other animals. An aardvark has a long snout that ends with a pig-like nose, rabbit-like ears and a tail similar to that of a kangaroo. Yet it is not closely related to any of those animals.
Aardvarks are found throughout sub-Saharan Africa. The aardvark’s name comes from the Afrikaans/Dutch language and means “earth pig,” according to National Geographic. Though they do eat ants — so they are technically “ant eaters” — aardvarks are a separate species from anteaters, which are found in South America. To find more interesting facts about aardvark please click here
The SanWild Wildlife Sanctuary is home to large number of these elusive, but amazing creatures.