Aardvarks look a bit like pigs, with rabbit-like ears and a kangaroo’s tail – yet they are not related to any of these animals. In fact, one of their closest living relatives is the elephant!
Bushland is wild or uncultivated land. The vegetation on the land has either been left in its natural state or if altered, still represents the structure of the natural vegetation. Bushland is also prone to bush fires which can pose a threat to wildlife living there.
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Most young impala are born around mid-day as this is the safest time to give birth since most of their enemies are resting. Half of newborn are killed by predators within the first few weeks of life.
While mongooses often live in burrows, they rarely dig them themselves, instead opting to move into vacant burrows left by other animals.