Zorilla Warfare

Hello all, this is Kerry.
Last night our large dog came under attack from a very small but aggressive animal, the Zorilla.
When bothered by another animal the Zorilla will growl and bark and fluff up its tail. If this does not drive the attacker away, the growling rises to a high pitched scream. The Zorilla will turn around and present its attacker with a squirt from its well-developed anal glands. It stinks! Ngurruk, the dog got a full face of this foul odor and beat a hasty retreat. He was defeated and very smelly.

zorilla
zorilla
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Bat Eared Fox Pictures

It has been a while since our last post and many apologies all around. We have been in the states visiting my mum and buying some new toys. The following images were taken with one of those toys, a Moultrie game viewing camera. This was our first try and look at the results (it helps to have a bat-eared fox den several hundred meters from your tent)!

First come the curious pups:

bat eared fox
bat eared fox
bat eared fox
bat eared fox
bateared fox cameratrap
bateared fox cameratrap
bat eared fox kid
bat eared fox kid

Here you can see the adult with the big ears, listening and facing toward the direction of our tent:

bat eared fox parent
bat eared fox parent
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