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Giant anteater

Myrmecophaga tridactyla

Description:

I found this wild giant anteater sleeping at La Aurora natural reserve

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5 Comments

ivanrey969
ivanrey969 10 years ago

Ellos duermen asi para conservar todo el calor que puedan, pues su dieta de termitas y hormigas y su metabolismo no les permite mantener una temperatura alta. de hecho son unos de los mamìferos con temperatura corporal mas baja! (32.7 C). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Giant_Antea....

Carolina
Carolina 10 years ago

Me encanta como duermen.

AnnvanWijgerden
AnnvanWijgerden 10 years ago

Haha, great picture - I would NEVER have guessed what this is if you hadn't said its name! :-)

SebastianBarragan
SebastianBarragan 10 years ago

Thanks!!!

KarenL
KarenL 10 years ago

Nice spot!
Welcome to Project Noah!

SebastianBarragan
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SebastianBarragan

Casanare, Colombia

Spotted on Feb 8, 2008
Submitted on Nov 3, 2011

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