landscape of karoo mountains valley road bush

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Karoo Ridge Conservancy Blog

Harvester Termites will forage midday on cool autumn and winter days and it was for this reason that we were witness to an extraordinary sight of an aardvark doing a perfect somersault!

The aardvark, usually a nocturnal animal, came out to feast on termites. It is probable that while eating them the many soldiers and workers, with their strong jaws, were climbing up onto his/her body and being an irritation. To dislodge them a perfect somersault resulted!