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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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DUDLEY Zoo keepers have found a fun way to feed one of their popular giant anteaters.
Curator of mammals at Chester Zoo, Tim Rowlands, said: "Oso is a very important giant anteater as males are scarce in the European breeding programme.
The Lynx used to be with the Anteater when she was searching for Bushman rice (termite larvae).
He added: "Our capybaras live with some other South American amigos, including giant anteaters and Darwin's rhea.
Most of the poem "Killing Anteaters" is in Ngarluma, but the italicized song of the spiny anteater is in Yindjibarndi.
Dumbacher likened the newly discovered mammal to a small antelope in its physique and sleeping habits and to a scaled-down anteater in hunting techniques and preferred prey.
HUNGARY A three-week-old giant anteater baby rests on the back of its mother Ursula in the Szeged Game Park MARS A colour-coded elevation image of Eden Patera, one of several sites in the Martian northern highlands that scientists believe may be the footprints of ancient supervolcanoes SERBIA Ljubisa Nicic shows peppers hung on the walls of his house in the village of Donja Lokosnica, which is well known for its bell and chilli peppers, which local residents make into paprika spice.
A blind anteater at London Zoo has been given the star treatment with her very own minder to point her in the right direction.
GREENWICH, Connecticut, Rajab 7, 1434, May 17, 2013, SPA -- An anteater has given birth at a Connecticut conservation center, prompting officials there to wonder how the mother conceived, AP reported.
Rory fell out of Sam's pocket when he tried to get a better look at the anteater.
Zimbabwe's National Society for the Prevent ion of Cruelty to Animals said Thursday that the outer scales of a young male pangolin, a rare type of anteater that is legally protected, were recently removed by poachers in north western Zimbabwe According to the 7.