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A baby giant anteater rides on its mother's back, holding on tight to her coarse

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Giant anteaters are the largest anteater species.

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Giant Anteater mother with her child on her back

Giant anteater walking through savanna

Giant anteater walking

Despite their soft appearance, anteaters are more than ready to defend themselves against predators and have been known to become very aggressive towards ...

Giant anteaters rip open ant nests and termite mounds using their long claws. Their tongue

Fun Facts About Giant Anteaters

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Giant anteater with young on back

Giant Anteater Facts, Pictures & Information: The South American Mammal With A Taste For Ants & Termites

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The giant anteaters are active during the day but have been known to come out at night as well and stay far away from humans. Mothers carry their babies on ...

Anteaters and Aardvarks: A Nose for Insect Extermination - Anteaters and Aardvarks | HowStuffWorks

Anteaters have long tongues and no teeth. Photo courtesy Ellen M.

A picture taken May 18, 2009 shows giant anteaters at the Israeli zoo of Ramat Gan, near Tel Aviv

Giant anteater juvenile walking

The Giant Anteater Carries On, 25 Million Years and Counting

Baby Anteaters have the best way to get around - The Santa Ana Zoo at Prentice Park: A New Baby Giant Anteater Born at the Santa Ana Zoo!

Giant anteater carrying young on back

Giant anteater carrying young on back

Giant anteater male running

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Tamandua claws help them to climb rainforest trees.

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Unfortunately, the mammal is classified as “vulnerable” by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). That's gotta be one of our favorite ...

Silky anteater (Cyclopes didactylus) extending its long, narrow tongue, which it uses to capture and ingest prey. Gunter Ziesler/Bruce Coleman Ltd.

Giant anteaters searching for termites

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Giant anteaters in particular, spend time strictly within their own territories which they mark with anal gland secretions and claw markings

Giant anteater feeding on termites

Giant anteater resting

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Tamandua sp. have the typical elongated structure of an anteater. They use their strong claws and prehensile tails to climb. The specimen in this photograph ...


Giant anteater baby. Photo by Rachael Macy/Saint Louis Zoo

Giant anteater female and young

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Giant anteater babies grow fast, and providing enough milk for more than one infant is difficult. In addition, the mother carries the baby on her back until ...

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Lesser anteater on a log outside. Getty Images/Picture By Tambako the Jaguar

Baby anteater sticking out tongue. Find this Pin and more on Animals with long ...

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Mr Robinson said: "Incredibly, a giant anteater can eat more than 30,000 ants and termites in a day. The anteater is unquestionably an unusual looking ...

Giant Anteater. The anteater is important to ...

Giant anteater and young feeding on termites

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She puts the giant in giant anteater. The fluffy, striped, long-nosed, golden retriever-sized animal has been at the Zoo since 2002, including a brief stint ...

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How do giant anteaters survive? | AnimalAnswers.co.uk - Everything you need to know about your favourite animals!

A recent survey of the 50 zoos caring for giant anteaters in North America showed that cardiac disease is one of the top five causes of illness in those ...

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The anteater has no jaws; its maxilla and mandible are fused into a single bony tube; thus it cannot open its mouth more than an inch or so. Imagine.

Giant anteater at Fazenda Miranda

The Four Types of Anteaters A giant anteater.

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Santa Barbara, CA, November 11, 2014 – A second male pup within one year has been born to a pair of giant anteaters at the Santa Barbara Zoo.

Giant anteater claws, which are very elongated in the second and third digits. Photo

Walking with Giant Anteaters

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Safe haven: Baby anteaters use their large claws to climb up their parents' thick

Anteater in your garden?

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black and white giant anteater with young on his back

'Insane' camera trap video captures rare battle in the Amazon | Environment | The Guardian

Anteaters are the 4 mammal species of the suborder Vermilingua, commonly known for eating ants and termites. Together with the sloths and armadillos, ...

National Zoo Adds a Twist to Anteater Naming | At the Smithsonian | Smithsonian

Habitat. Giant anteaters require large areas for ...

Giant anteater running on grassland

The Giant Anteater (Myrmecophaga pterodactyl), the largest species of anteater, is native to Central and South America. Its habitat includes swamps, ...

The giant anteater encounters are not the only new thing Drusillas has launched for 2018; you can now also take part in Close Encounters with their sloths ...

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Giant anteater moving through long grass

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