|“||The Ants? What are the ants?||„|
|~ Alan, with amnesia about the ants.|
He is a light-brown aardvark.
Alan is a bit shy and has a fondness of the Ants. He doesn't like grapes. Sometimes, his snout is used as a trumpet.
- The Story of Herbert the Warthog (first appearance)
- The Story of the Hyenas's Holiday (last appearance)
- The Story of Herbert's Peaceful Day (indirect reference only)
- It is assumed Alan can eat all the types of the Ants. Unfortunately for him, he doesn't know what they are.
- Alan has a stench