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Silky Anteater

Cyclopes didactylus

Description:

It is the smallest member of the anteaters, with total length ranging from 360 to 450 mm (14.1-17.7 in) and usually weighing less than 400 g (0.88 lbs). It has a dense and soft golden brown fur, short snout, partially prehensile tail and two very enlarged claws in each forepaw.

Habitat:

Rainforest and Mangrove vegetation

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2 Comments

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 11 years ago

Awesome! I must imagine these are hard to spot?

p.young713
p.young713 11 years ago

Great Photo!

Jonathan Sequeira
Spotted by
Jonathan Sequeira

San José, Puntarenas, Costa Rica

Spotted on Apr 3, 2011
Submitted on Aug 17, 2011

Spotted for Mission

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