anteater

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Synonyms for anteater

toothless mammal of southern Africa and Asia having a body covered with horny scales and a long snout for feeding on ants and termites

nocturnal burrowing mammal of the grasslands of Africa that feeds on termites

small Australian marsupial having long snout and strong claws for feeding on termites

a burrowing monotreme mammal covered with spines and having a long snout and claws for hunting ants and termites

a burrowing monotreme mammal covered with spines and having a long snout and claws for hunting ants and termites

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The same cast of characters are back for series two - including the ant-eater butler played by Noel's brother Michael - and a menagerie of oddballs played by Noel himself.
The Marquess of Bute never lived to see newcomers arrive in 1931 - a pair of racoons and a pelican, a beaver, an ant-eater and lastly a vulture and a leopard.
The animals were moved to their present site in 1928 when figures of a vulture, a beaver a leopard, a pelican, raccoons and an ant-eater were added, along with a bear which replaced the original polar bear.
If that's the case, why no place for the vole, ant-eater or sloth?
A whimsical animal with a turtle-like body and an ant-eater snout, the litter eater contained a tape-recorded message telling children: "I'm hungry, I need something to eat.