7 October 2022
Giant anteaters (Myrmecophaga tridactyla) are related to sloths and are native to Central and South America. True to their name they eat ants and insects and their bodies are formed for that lifestyle, including a long snout and tongue and powerful claws for digging out insects.
Here are six ways of looking at an anteater.
Giant anteater mother carrying baby on her back
Learn more about giant anteaters at Wikipedia.
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