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anteater

any of a group of ant-eating mammals that includes the spiny anteater, scaly anteater, Cape anteater (aardvark), and marsupial anteater.

anteater

1. giant anteater, see edentate.
2. spiny anteater, see echidna.
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However, Rita Spurr, writing in The Lady in 1959, claimed that the vulture, beaver, leopard, ant-eater and raccoons were not added until 1931 and were the work of Alexander Carrick of Edinburgh.
Fresh from 93 in the National League the previous day, he resumed greedily like an ant-eater returning to continue the plunder of a termites' nest discovered the night before.