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Related to Myrmecophaga: Myrmecophaga jubata, giant anteater, Anteaters
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Noun1.Myrmecophaga - type genus of the MyrmecophagidaeMyrmecophaga - type genus of the Myrmecophagidae; South American ant bear
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
ant bear, giant anteater, great anteater, Myrmecophaga jubata, tamanoir - large shaggy-haired toothless anteater with long tongue and powerful claws; of South America
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Gait analysis in giant anteater (Myrmecophaga tridactyla) with the use of a pressure-sensitive walkway.
Las secuencias del grupo II (KU y KR) fueron aisladas de Myrmecophaga tridactyla y Phalacrocorax carbo sinensis, respectivamente.
Other, less commonly sighted species include the collared anteater (Tamandua tetradactyla), giant anteater (Myrmecophaga tridactyla), tayra (Eira barbara) and shy three-toed and two-toed sloths (Bradypus variegatus and Cheloepus didactylus).
For example, one maned wolf (Chrysocyon brachyurus) and six giant anteaters (Myrmecophaga tridactyla), both classified nationally as vulnerable (Machado et al., 2008), were found killed inside the Paresi Indigenous Land.
Myrmecophaga tridactyla (Linnaeus, 1758), Priodontes maximus (Kerr, 1792), Puma concolor (Linnaeus, 1771), Puma yagouaroundi (E.
The giant anteater (Myrmecophaga tridactyla) population is decreasing, and this species has been classified as "vulnerable" (MIRANDA & MEDRI, 2010).
"The largest functional richness losses may be yet to come because functional redundancy is low for many taxa including vulnerable species like the giant anteater (Myrmecophaga tridactyla ) that now has no functional equivalent," Davis wrote in the study.
En los mamiferos se destaca la presencia de dos especies vulnerable (VU) a la extincion, correspondiente al oso hormiguero (Myrmecophaga tridactyla) y a la nutria (Lontra longicaudis), y dos casi amenazadas (NT): tigrillo (leopardus pardalis) y coletrapo (Cabassous centralis), ademas de otra especie que aunque no esta amenazada, si esta relacionada en el Apendice II del CITES (oncita: Puma yagouarundi).
The medium to large mammals with matching accounts were: red brocket (Mazama americana), South American coati (Nasua nasua), common fox (Cerdocyon thous), giant anteater (Myrmecophaga tridactyla), southern tamandua (Tamandua tetradactyla), paca (Cuniculus paca), and capybara (Hydrochoerus hidrochaeris).
(2013) studied the branches of the femoral nerves in the giant anteater (Myrmecophaga tridactyla) and found that the origins in the right and left antimeres occurred from ventral branches of the first, second and third lumbar spinal nerves.