giant anteater


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large shaggy-haired toothless anteater with long tongue and powerful claws

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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 giant anteater is the world's largest species of anteater and an individual may eat up to 30,000 ants in one day.
The giant anteater (Myrmecophaga tridactyla) has a distribution that extends from southern Belize through Central and South America with the southernmost distribution in Bolivia, northern Argentina, and Uruguay (Hall, 1981; Emmons and Feer, 1997; Reid, 1997; McCain, 2001).
30pm) Rare African hunting dog Depti leaves Colchester Zoo to begin a new life abroad, and the mood turns tense as the staff get to grips with a giant anteater, a species so strong that in the past it has been known to kill zookeepers.
30pm) Hunting dog Depti leaves Colchester Zoo to begin a new life abroad and the staff get to grips with a giant anteater, a species so strong it has been known to kill zookeepers.
The Anteater was framed--but if giant anteater Lucy didn't kill the man in her zoo enclosure, who did?
It features a wide array of unique plant and animal species including the giant anteater, giant armadillo, jaguar and maned wolf.
The biologist, his colleagues, and assistants were pursuing a giant anteater, one of a half dozen or so visible amid the tall grasses and scrub bushes on the Brazilian cerrado.
A preliminary giant anteater population-monitoring proposal was outlined based on aerial count data.
Monitoring Reproductive Status in The Female Giant Anteater (Myrmecophaga tridactyla) by Fecal Hormone Analysis for Improved Breeding Management.
The thrust of Tompkins' activity is conservation, built around a 30-year management plan that foresees the eventual creation of another national park and the reintroduction of such species as the giant anteater, river otter and jaguar.
These include the giant river otter, pampa deer, giant anteater, talking parrot and, eventually, the jaguar.
Home to over 700 species of birds and exotic animals such as the jaguar, howler monkey, and giant anteater, the park was once a prime candidate for the kind of slash-and-burn agriculture decimating tropical forests around the world.