The bat-eared fox lives in 2 populations, one in Southern Angola and Southern Zambia to South Africa, another in Southern Sudan and Ethiopia, to Tanzania. They make their homes in scrubland, grassland, and savanna. Their length is 18.1-26 inches, and their weight is 4.9-9.9 pounds. They have large ears that can grow up to 5.3 inches, slim legs, and a coat ranging in color from gray to buff. They also have 46-50 teeth. They eat insects like termites and dung beetles. Some of their predators are spotted hyenas, cheetahs, jackals, rock pythons, leopards, and African wild dogs. They are nocturnal and mate for life. The father helps alot with raising the cubs and babysits them while the mother gets food.

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