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Although wholly unrelated to the Americas' anteaters, the pangolin has evolved a similar body type, including hefty claws, long snout, and long maneuverable tongue. Both animals—pangolins and anteaters—do nothing but eat insects like ants and termites, and it appears that this diet favors certain traits to the point that two completely different mammal families on alien continents could look almost like twins, albeit one hairy and one scaly.Read more at http://news.mongabay.com/2013/0211-hance... ~ Happy World Pangolin Day!
Lat: 36.09, Long: -86.74
Spotted on May 17, 2009 Submitted on Oct 27, 2011