A RARE and endangered baby giant anteater
has been born in captivity in the UK.
Descriptions of infection in giant anteaters
and cheetahs kept under similar conditions also support high transmissibility of influenza A viruses to animals, as do ongoing findings for swine (3,4,8).
Four giant anteaters
were reported during the Honduran Program of Biological Monitoring (Table 1).
Unlike giant anteaters
, which are mostly ground-dwelling animals, tamanduas spend much of their time in trees.
The population density of giant anteaters
(Myrmecophaga tridactyla) at Emas National Park in central Brazil was estimated to determine the most suitable method to monitor this population.
The creatures we get to know a little better tonight include the golden mole of the Namib Desert - it "swims" through the sand - armadillos, pangolins and giant anteaters
The Ayoreo, an indigenous group, lives on the land, and the dry, hot acreage provides habitat for jaguars, giant anteaters
, and giant peccaries, an endangered wild pig.
Currently, giant anteaters
do not live farther north than Guatemala.
Recent additions include the Puente al Sur (Bridge to the South), which introduces visitors to a host of Latin American animals, including giant anteaters
, an Andean condor and capybaras, the world's largest rodent; the Australian WalkAbout, a multi-species exhibit featuring kangaroos, wallaroos, wallabies, and emus; and a walk-through aviary for Australian rainbow lorikeets.
In March 2007, we documented the occurrence of influenza in giant anteaters
ABSTRACT--This report is the first to document giant anteaters
(Myrmecophaga tridactyla) in Nicaragua.
But the excitement doesn't stop there -- add exhilarating encounters with Commerson's dolphins, giant anteaters
, brilliant birds and an array of exotic fish, and you have Aquatica.
This marks the 25th birth for the zoo since it began breeding giant anteaters
in 1975, and the second for the breeding pair.
However, pangolins and giant anteaters
survive on ants and termites.
The native grasslands and forests in the park are prime habitat for maned wolves and giant anteaters