This model displays the skull and teeth from an Aardwolf (Proteles cristata), showing off their unusual simplified dentition. Despite their close realtion to hyenas, Aardwolves primarily eat termites and their larvae, which they capture using a sticky tongue.
Model created by Dr Justin Adams at the Centre for Human Anatomy Education (Monash University) using an Artec Space Spider. Animated in Blender by Dr David Hocking.
Specimen Number: MU-IMP 401 (Adams Integrated Morphology and Palaeontology Laboratory, Monash University).
For more information please visit the Evans Evomorph Lab website.