For all his accomplishments and distinctions, however, it seems the character of Samuel Latham Mitchill can best be summarized by his encounter with some boys who were carrying an anteater
He was reportedly on his way to the Roxas town center from Barangay Salvacion aboard a motorcycle when officials intercepted him carrying the dead anteater
or a Philippine pangolin (Manis culionensis).
ARARE giant anteater
has arrived at Chester Zoo, as part of a European endangered species breeding programme.
YESTERDAY'S SOLUTIONS WEE THINKER ACROSS: 7 Landing 9 Elude 10 Shear 11 In tears 12 Ego 13 Amicable 16 Pentagon 17 UFO 19 Outcast 21 Teeth 22 Lance 23 Rooster DOWN: 1 Plaster 2 Antelope 3 Pier 4 Restrain 5 Cuba 6 Feast 8 Guiding star 13 Anteater
14 Laureate 15 Nowhere 18 Mould 20 Tint 21 Troy
used to be anxious about the Lynx because she felt that the Lynx was handsome.
Zilio's recent exhibition brought together paintings using the motif of the Tamandua, a genus of anteater
, and objects reflecting on the theme of the artist's atelier.
Jaguars eat Anteaters
, but they aren't called Anteater-eaters!" insists a voracious young Anteater
who will gobble up just about every food except for one: ants!
The giant anteater
(Myrmecophaga tridactyla) population is decreasing, and this species has been classified as "vulnerable" (MIRANDA & MEDRI, 2010).
The pangolin, or scaly anteater
, is the only mammal with large overlapping scales covering its body.
Nature's Miracle Orphans BBC1, 5.35pm This four-part series, presented by zoologist Lucy Cooke (below) and biologist Patrick Aryee (left), highlights the plight of some of our most beloved and endangered creatures, like African elephant Moyo, who almost drowned after being born, and Robin, an orphaned anteater
Nuvera Nasir, a resident of Zamzama, posted photos of the injured pangolin to Facebook and commented it was shot at and injured by a security guard who thought the anteater
was about to attack him.
This beautifully designed book includes excellent nature photography that shows off the diverse wildlife threatened with extinction, from lovely two-A-page spreads of a tiger, polar bears, or macaws in their natural habitats, to smaller but striking images of forest elephants, the gray whale, or the giant anteater
. The Annihilation of Nature is both a useful history of the problem and a visual reminder of what the world still stands to lose if it doesn't change course.