Gallery description : anteater

Anteater (myrmecophaga tridactyla) is usually 0.9m - 2.1m (3ft - 7ft). These mammals usually live 9 - 20 years. The average weight is 18kg - 40kg (40lbs - 88lbs). Anteater is a mammal that usually lives in forest and grasslands. It has a fur skin type. The diet is omnivore. The top speed it can reach is 30km/h (18mph).

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Facts about anteaters
NameAnteater
Life Span9 - 20 years
Top Speed30km/h (18mph)
GenusTamandua
FamilyMyrmecophagidae
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
Skin TypeFur
OrderXenarthra
HabitatForest and grasslands
Scientific NameMyrmecophaga tridactyla
Conservation StatusThreatened
Average Litter Size1
LifestyleSolitary
ColourBrown, grey, black, tan
Main PreyAnts, termites, insects
TypeMammal
ClassMammalia
Distinctive FeaturesElongated snout and long sticky tongue
Weight18kg - 40kg (40lbs - 88lbs)
Size (L)0.9m - 2.1m (3ft - 7ft)
PredatorsPuma, snakes, jaguar
DietOmnivore
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Description Anteater. Anteater Animal Animals 2880x1800 hdw.eweb4.com
Width 2880 pixels
Heigh 1800 pixels
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