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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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Dasypodidae) y Pilosa, que comprende a Vermilingua (osos hormigueros y meleros) y Folivora (perezosos de dos y tres dedos).
Pp 23-46, en: The evolution and ecology of armadillos, sloths, and vermilinguas (GG Montgomery, ed.