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The bat-eared fox: a prime candidate for rabies vector?

@article{Nel1993TheBF,
  title={The bat-eared fox: a prime candidate for rabies vector?},
  author={J. A. Nel},
  journal={The Onderstepoort journal of veterinary research},
  year={1993},
  volume={60 4},
  pages={
          395-7
        }
}
  • J. A. Nel
  • Published 1993
  • Biology, Medicine
  • The Onderstepoort journal of veterinary research
  • Bat-eared foxes, Otocyon megalotis, are small (3-5 kg), primarily insectivorous carnivores widespread in the more arid areas of southern and East Africa. For many months of the year they live in nuclear family groups, members of which frequently indulge in affiliative behaviour such as play, allogrooming, and huddling. Physical contact between individuals in any particular group is thus common. In addition, groups are non-territorial and intermingle freely at times when exploiting food-rich… CONTINUE READING
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