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Giant Anteater

Myrmecophaga tridactyla

Description:

The Giant Anteater, Myrmecophaga tridactyla, is the largest species of anteater. It is found in Central and South America from Honduras to northern Argentina. It is a solitary animal, found in many habitats, including grasslands, deciduous forests and rainforests. It feeds mainly on ants and termites, sometimes up to 30,000 insects in a single day.

Habitat:

San Francisco Zoo


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7 Comments

Jackson C.
Jackson C. 5 days ago

So BIG

chebeague3
chebeague3 2 years ago

I love ant eaters!

harsuame
harsuame 2 years ago

Grandioso

Kittycat22
Kittycat22 2 years ago

Cool!!!

KarenL
KarenL 2 years ago

Awesome!

Carolina
Carolina 2 years ago

Hermoso ejemplar!

Atul
Atul 2 years ago

lovely!

San Francisco, California, USA

Lat: 37.72, Long: -122.50

Spotted on Feb 22, 2012
Submitted on Feb 22, 2012

Spotted for mission

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