lesser anteater


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Related to lesser anteater: Tamandua tetradactyla, tamandua, silky anteater
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Noun1.lesser anteater - small toothless anteater with prehensile tail and four-clawed forelimbslesser anteater - 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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Using the same pair of primers, we determined the mtDNA D-loop sequences of animal species from three of the four superorders in the infraclass Placentalia: Xenarthra (lesser anteater), Euarchontoglires (capuchin monkey, common marmoset and mouse) and Laurasiatheria (canids, cat, cattle, horse, raccoon, bats and tayra); the only superorder not represented here is the Afrotheria.
Use of dexmedetomidine, midazolam, ketamine and reversal with atipamezol for chemical immobilization on giant anteaters (Myrmecophaga tridactyla), lesser anteaters (Tamandua tetradactyla) and silky anteaters (Cyclopes didactylus) kept in captivity.