Tamandua tetradactyla

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Noun1.Tamandua tetradactyla - small toothless anteater with prehensile tail and four-clawed forelimbsTamandua tetradactyla - small toothless anteater with prehensile tail and four-clawed forelimbs; of tropical South America and Central America
New World anteater, anteater - any of several tropical American mammals of the family Myrmecophagidae which lack teeth and feed on ants and termites
genus Tamandua - lesser anteater
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Roadkill helped satisfy their curiosity and fill in some blanks about the previously unknown feeding habits of two species: the terrestrial giant anteater of the grasslands and the southern tamandua, which feeds on the ground and in trees.
Species as the Southern tamandua, rock cavy, oncilla, Argentine Black and White Tegu, nine-banded armadillo and the three-banded armadillo are species endemic of the Caatinga and are the prime targets for hunters.
Fluctuations in the tympanic membrane temperatures of non-restrained captive giant anteaters and southern tamanduas. J Zoology 274: 94-98.

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