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Giant anteater (Myrmecophaga tridactyla)

The coolest thing about the anteater is not its long snout, but its giant fluffy tail. These always make me miss watching Kingdom Hopsital

Giant Anteater The giant anteater is one strange looking animal. According to our guide, the massive tail is used "like a blanket," to keep the animal warm and hidden from predators, especially jaguars. Anteaters walk on their claws, which are handy for breaking open hard termite mounds or digging for ants. Although anteaters can snarf up 30,000 insects a day, they try never to swallow a whole colony at once, preferring to conserve the resource for future harvesting.

Just put this guy on my list of animals to photograph in south america!

“Let’s hug it out!” Giant anteaters at the Detroit Zoo put on a show for visitors. (Photo by Kathi Horste)

Giant anteaters at the Detroit Zoo put on a show for visitors. (Photo by Kathi Horste)

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If there is a continent that is so rich in various animal species, it is Africa. African animals are so diverse in physical characteristics, attitude, inst

Giant Anteater (Myrmecophaga tridactyla)

Prague Zoo is celebrating yet another breeding success. On January a baby Giant Anteater was born. For Prague Zoo it is the first baby anteater born in its breeding history. The proud parents are mom, Ella, and dad, Hannibal,.

Giant anteater, Myrmecophaga tridactyla, Pantanal, Brazil

Giant anteater Myrmecophaga tridactyla Pantanal Brazil By Frans Lanting on photoshelter. Relax with these backyard landscaping ideas and landscape design. more with this remixed with that can you.

A Giant Anteater by Martin Meissner from a zoo in Dortmund, Germany

This is not a Giant anteater. This is a Tamandua or Collared anteater/ lesser anteater. "Giant Anteater" by Martin Meissner: A youngster looking out on the world at the Dortmund Zoo in baby Animals Animals

December 21st not only marked the beginning of winter, it also marked the arrival of a special new resident of Zoo Miami…a Giant Anteater pup!

December not only marked the beginning of winter, it also marked the arrival of a special new resident of Zoo Miami…a Giant Anteater pup! This is the first Giant Anteater birth in the history of the zoo.

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Anteater is a common name for the four mammal species of the…

Giant Anteater (Myrmecophaga tridactyla)

Reuzenmiereneter (Myrmecophaga tridactyla) Artis, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Conservation status: Near threatened

Giant Anteater  a.k.a.  The Ant Bear, Myrmecophaga tridactyla  -   Pantanal, Brazil   South America

Giant anteater searching for termites, Pantanal, Brazil © Frans Lanting. The Giant Anteater is listed as Vulnerable and relies on such protected places as The Pantanal.

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