Giant Anteater

/Giant Anteater
Giant Anteater 2017-06-18T14:59:56+00:00

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GIANT ANTEATER

Myrmecophaga tridactyla[/vc_column_text][ultimate_spacer height=”10″][vc_column_text][dropcap type=”rounded”]I[/dropcap]t uses very  powerful claws to rip ant-hills and defend itself against jaguars.[/vc_column_text][vc_separator color=”white” border_width=”8″][ultimate_spacer height=”10″][vc_column_text]WEIGHT : 18 to 60 kg

FOOD : It can eat 1000 insects a minute thanks to its 65 to 90cm-long tongue.

THREATS : Poaching (meat), car accidents, habitat destruction (fires, pollution).

RED LIST : Vulnerable

ECO-GESTURE : Do not use chemical fertilizers and produce your own compost with organic waste.

 

MORE INFO :

Family : Myrmecophagidae
Habits : solitary
Gestation : 190 days
Litter : 1 baby
Longevity : 25 years in captivity[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image=”2740″ img_size=”1200″][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row]