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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:

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7 Comments

Jackson C.
Jackson C. 7 years ago

So BIG

chebeague3
chebeague3 9 years ago

I love ant eaters!

harsuame
harsuame 9 years ago

Grandioso

Kittycat22
Kittycat22 9 years ago

Cool!!!

KarenL
KarenL 9 years ago

Awesome!

Carolina
Carolina 9 years ago

Hermoso ejemplar!

Atul
Atul 9 years ago

lovely!

Kpom
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Kpom

San Francisco, California, USA

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

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