An aardvark is an African mammal. It is a nocturnal creature that has a pig-like snout which it uses to sniff for food. It eats ants and termites.
- Order: Tubulidentata
- Family: Orycteropodidae
- Genus & Species: Orycteropus Afer
- Arthur, the title character of the children's book series and TV show, is an aardvark.