bat-eared fox

noun
\ˈbat-ˌird- \

Definition of bat-eared fox 

: a large-eared yellowish-gray fox (Otocyon megalotis) that inhabits arid unforested areas of eastern and southern Africa

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Like many bats, the bat-eared fox eats insects, especially termites. Bradley J. Fikes, sandiegouniontribune.com, "For the Fourth, bring out the (San Diego Zoo) babies!," 3 July 2018

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First Known Use of bat-eared fox

1930, in the meaning defined above

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