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Proteles cristata (Aardwolf) is a species of mammal in the family hyaenas. It is a carnivore.

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EOL has data for 39 attributes, including:

  • ecomorphological guild
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    fossorial and/or ground dwelling only
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  • teat number
    • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/CMO_0000445
    • Definition: The number of teats, protuberances on the mammary glands, breasts or udders of female mammals through which milk is excreted.
    • Comment: Ontology Description: http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/CMO
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    4
  • temperature in geographic range
    • URI: http://eol.org/schema/terms/TemperatureInRange
    • Definition: Monthly temperature within the geographic range of a taxon.
    • Attribution: Kate E. Jones, Jon Bielby, Marcel Cardillo, Susanne A. Fritz, Justin O'Dell, C. David L. Orme, Kamran Safi, Wes Sechrest, Elizabeth H. Boakes, Chris Carbone, Christina Connolly, Michael J. Cutts, Janine K. Foster, Richard Grenyer, Michael Habib, Christopher A. Plaster, Samantha A. Price, Elizabeth A. Rigby, Janna Rist, Amber Teacher, Olaf R. P. Bininda-Emonds, John L. Gittleman, Georgina M. Mace, and Andy Purvis. 2009. PanTHERIA: a species-level database of life history, ecology, and geography of extant and recently extinct mammals. Ecology 90:2648. http://esapubs.org/archive/ecol/E090/184/
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    21.008 0.1°C
  • trophic level
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    carnivore
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  • weaning age
    • URI: http://eol.org/schema/terms/WeaningAge
    • Definition: Age when primary nutritional dependency on the mother ends and independent foraging begins to make a major contribution to the offspring’s energy requirements.
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    125.73 days