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Bat-eared fox

Bat-eared fox (Otocyon megalotis)

Altitude range:  1700 – 1900 mBat eared fox juverniles  
Main habitats:  Short grass with an abundance of termite mounds on relatively flat ground.
Percentage of Lolldaiga used: 15 – 25%
Group size: 1 – 7 (family groups comprised of parents with off-spring).
Abundance as of May 2015:  25 – 35 individuals.

Other information:  At least four breeding pairs on Lolldaiga in 2014.  Restricted to the northern 40% of Lolldaiga.

DeJong & Butynski - LHL - Bat-eared foxDistribution maps prepared by the Lolldaiga Hills Research Programme; Yvonne de Jong, Tom Butynski, Julius Mathiu, Mike Roberts, Paul Benson, and Johnson Parkenga.