Aardvark (Safari Ltd.)
The Safari Ltd. Aardvark #282129 measures: 5” L x 2.2” T.
Safari Ltd. Aardvark #282129 Review:The Safari Ltd. Aardvark is impressive as it currently is the largest aardvark model available.
The figure itself is well-crafted and has a nice overall appearance. The mild hair texture adds a nice touch of realism to the figure, and the tannish brown color with grey accents is a great representation of the aardvark's natural coloring. The snout is extended out as if the aardvark is searching for a delicious snack, while the nice big ears are up and alert as if listening for danger.
Aadvark Information:Aardvarks are fascinating creatures that are found in various parts of Africa. These unique animals are known for their distinctive appearance, with a long snout, large ears, and powerful claws. They are nocturnal and spend most of their time underground, where they use their sharp claws to dig burrows for shelter and foraging. Aardvarks are solitary animals and only come together for mating purposes.
One of the most interesting things about aardvarks is their diet. They are primarily insectivores and feed on ants and termites. Aardvarks use their long, sticky tongues to capture their prey, and can consume up to 50,000 insects in a single night. Despite their insectivorous diet, aardvarks have a unique digestive system that allows them to break down tough plant material as well. This is because they rely on a symbiotic relationship with a specific type of bacteria in their gut that helps them digest cellulose.
Aardvarks are also known for their unique defense mechanisms. When threatened, they will dig a hole and quickly bury themselves, leaving only their thick skin and powerful claws exposed to predators. They also have a strong sense of smell and can detect predators from a distance.
Part of the Wild Life Series by Safari Ltd.
Hand Painted. Made of durable synthetic material.
Product Code: Safari Ltd. 282129
by Safari Ltd.