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Giant Anteater - full body, Zie-Zoo, Netherlands Here&#039;s Alice the Anteater, a local celebrity in this zoo. This would probably rank as the #1 mammal I&#039;d like to see in the wild one day. Here&#039;s the full animal, from tail to snout measuring well over 2m. <br />
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<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/61653/giant_anteater_-_side_view_zie-zoo_netherlands.html" title="Giant Anteater - side view, Zie-Zoo, Netherlands"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/2/61653_thumb.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1587600010&Signature=%2B92ptpBs80hrcQgERV35%2Bm0269w%3D" width="144" height="152" alt="Giant Anteater - side view, Zie-Zoo, Netherlands Here&#039;s Alice the Anteater, a local celebrity in this zoo. This would probably rank as the #1 mammal I&#039;d like to see in the wild one day. They are so weird as well as graceful. <br />
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<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/61654/giant_anteater_-_portrait_zie-zoo_netherlands.html" title="Giant Anteater - portrait, Zie-Zoo, Netherlands"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/2/61654_thumb.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1587600010&Signature=s2Y2PPbeixVe2jusOzXhzle5Vs0%3D" width="200" height="186" alt="Giant Anteater - portrait, Zie-Zoo, Netherlands Portrait of &quot;Alice&quot;, a Giant Anteater in this zoo. Here we see a closeup of her head. Her remarkably long snout has a 60cm tongue to scoop up ants. The tongue can be launched a whopping 150 times per minute. A Giant Anteater can eat up to 30.000 ants per day.<br />
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<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/61655/giant_anteater_-_snout_zie-zoo_netherlands.html" title="Giant Anteater - snout, Zie-Zoo, Netherlands"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/2/61655_thumb.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1587600010&Signature=bhlDbeC8N%2FG27mDrmdw%2FDDZ4IxI%3D" width="200" height="184" alt="Giant Anteater - snout, Zie-Zoo, Netherlands Snout of &quot;Alice&quot;, a Giant Anteater in this zoo. Her remarkably long snout has a 60cm tongue to scoop up ants. The tongue can be launched a whopping 150 times per minute. A Giant Anteater can eat up to 30.000 ants per day. <br />
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https://www.jungledragon.com/image/61654/giant_anteater_-_portrait_zie-zoo_netherlands.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/61653/giant_anteater_-_side_view_zie-zoo_netherlands.html<br />
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<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/61656/giant_anteater_-_front_view_zie-zoo_netherlands.html" title="Giant Anteater - front view, Zie-Zoo, Netherlands"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/2/61656_thumb.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1587600010&Signature=aJZzxH7fvpr30NH4a9xzXrvUNiE%3D" width="124" height="152" alt="Giant Anteater - front view, Zie-Zoo, Netherlands Here&#039;s Alice the Anteater, a local celebrity in this zoo. This would probably rank as the #1 mammal I&#039;d like to see in the wild one day. They are so weird as well as graceful. <br />
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https://www.jungledragon.com/image/61653/giant_anteater_-_side_view_zie-zoo_netherlands.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/61654/giant_anteater_-_portrait_zie-zoo_netherlands.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/61655/giant_anteater_-_snout_zie-zoo_netherlands.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/61657/giant_anteater_-_walking_zie-zoo_netherlands.html<br />
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<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/61657/giant_anteater_-_walking_zie-zoo_netherlands.html" title="Giant Anteater - walking, Zie-Zoo, Netherlands"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/2/61657_thumb.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1587600010&Signature=XPG5JdaYzL52N4f0gzMN2OrQN0E%3D" width="102" height="152" alt="Giant Anteater - walking, Zie-Zoo, Netherlands Here&#039;s Alice the Anteater, a local celebrity in this zoo. This would probably rank as the #1 mammal I&#039;d like to see in the wild one day. They are so weird as well as graceful. In this shot you can see how they basically walk on their knuckles, their giant claws never touch the ground. This is to protect these essential tools which they use to open ant and termite hills.<br />
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https://www.jungledragon.com/image/61656/giant_anteater_-_front_view_zie-zoo_netherlands.html<br />
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https://www.jungledragon.com/image/61655/giant_anteater_-_snout_zie-zoo_netherlands.html<br />
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<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/61658/giant_anteater_-_full_body_zie-zoo_netherlands.html" title="Giant Anteater - full body, Zie-Zoo, Netherlands"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/2/61658_thumb.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1587600010&Signature=JrmsiADatDiOzTWNfKK3xeLFj74%3D" width="200" height="168" alt="Giant Anteater - full body, Zie-Zoo, Netherlands Here&#039;s Alice the Anteater, a local celebrity in this zoo. This would probably rank as the #1 mammal I&#039;d like to see in the wild one day. Here&#039;s the full animal, from tail to snout measuring well over 2m. <br />
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https://www.jungledragon.com/image/61653/giant_anteater_-_side_view_zie-zoo_netherlands.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/61654/giant_anteater_-_portrait_zie-zoo_netherlands.html<br />
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https://www.jungledragon.com/image/61657/giant_anteater_-_walking_zie-zoo_netherlands.html<br />
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Giant Anteater - full body, Zie-Zoo, Netherlands

Here's Alice the Anteater, a local celebrity in this zoo. This would probably rank as the #1 mammal I'd like to see in the wild one day. Here's the full animal, from tail to snout measuring well over 2m.

Giant Anteater - side view, Zie-Zoo, Netherlands Here's Alice the Anteater, a local celebrity in this zoo. This would probably rank as the #1 mammal I'd like to see in the wild one day. They are so weird as well as graceful. <br />
<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/61656/giant_anteater_-_front_view_zie-zoo_netherlands.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/61657/giant_anteater_-_walking_zie-zoo_netherlands.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/61654/giant_anteater_-_portrait_zie-zoo_netherlands.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/61655/giant_anteater_-_snout_zie-zoo_netherlands.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/61658/giant_anteater_-_full_body_zie-zoo_netherlands.html Europe,Giant anteater,Myrmecophaga tridactyla,Netherlands,Volkel,World,Zie-Zoo,Zoo

Giant Anteater - portrait, Zie-Zoo, Netherlands Portrait of "Alice", a Giant Anteater in this zoo. Here we see a closeup of her head. Her remarkably long snout has a 60cm tongue to scoop up ants. The tongue can be launched a whopping 150 times per minute. A Giant Anteater can eat up to 30.000 ants per day.<br />
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https://www.jungledragon.com/image/61655/giant_anteater_-_snout_zie-zoo_netherlands.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/61653/giant_anteater_-_side_view_zie-zoo_netherlands.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/61656/giant_anteater_-_front_view_zie-zoo_netherlands.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/61657/giant_anteater_-_walking_zie-zoo_netherlands.html<br />
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Giant Anteater - snout, Zie-Zoo, Netherlands Snout of "Alice", a Giant Anteater in this zoo. Her remarkably long snout has a 60cm tongue to scoop up ants. The tongue can be launched a whopping 150 times per minute. A Giant Anteater can eat up to 30.000 ants per day. <br />
<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/61654/giant_anteater_-_portrait_zie-zoo_netherlands.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/61653/giant_anteater_-_side_view_zie-zoo_netherlands.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/61656/giant_anteater_-_front_view_zie-zoo_netherlands.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/61657/giant_anteater_-_walking_zie-zoo_netherlands.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/61658/giant_anteater_-_full_body_zie-zoo_netherlands.html Europe,Giant anteater,Myrmecophaga tridactyla,Netherlands,Volkel,World,Zie-Zoo,Zoo

Giant Anteater - front view, Zie-Zoo, Netherlands Here's Alice the Anteater, a local celebrity in this zoo. This would probably rank as the #1 mammal I'd like to see in the wild one day. They are so weird as well as graceful. <br />
<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/61653/giant_anteater_-_side_view_zie-zoo_netherlands.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/61654/giant_anteater_-_portrait_zie-zoo_netherlands.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/61655/giant_anteater_-_snout_zie-zoo_netherlands.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/61657/giant_anteater_-_walking_zie-zoo_netherlands.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/61658/giant_anteater_-_full_body_zie-zoo_netherlands.html Europe,Giant anteater,Myrmecophaga tridactyla,Netherlands,Volkel,World,Zie-Zoo,Zoo

Giant Anteater - walking, Zie-Zoo, Netherlands Here's Alice the Anteater, a local celebrity in this zoo. This would probably rank as the #1 mammal I'd like to see in the wild one day. They are so weird as well as graceful. In this shot you can see how they basically walk on their knuckles, their giant claws never touch the ground. This is to protect these essential tools which they use to open ant and termite hills.<br />
<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/61656/giant_anteater_-_front_view_zie-zoo_netherlands.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/61653/giant_anteater_-_side_view_zie-zoo_netherlands.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/61654/giant_anteater_-_portrait_zie-zoo_netherlands.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/61655/giant_anteater_-_snout_zie-zoo_netherlands.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/61658/giant_anteater_-_full_body_zie-zoo_netherlands.html Europe,Giant anteater,Myrmecophaga tridactyla,Netherlands,Volkel,World,Zie-Zoo,Zoo

Giant Anteater - full body, Zie-Zoo, Netherlands Here's Alice the Anteater, a local celebrity in this zoo. This would probably rank as the #1 mammal I'd like to see in the wild one day. Here's the full animal, from tail to snout measuring well over 2m. <br />
<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/61653/giant_anteater_-_side_view_zie-zoo_netherlands.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/61654/giant_anteater_-_portrait_zie-zoo_netherlands.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/61655/giant_anteater_-_snout_zie-zoo_netherlands.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/61656/giant_anteater_-_front_view_zie-zoo_netherlands.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/61657/giant_anteater_-_walking_zie-zoo_netherlands.html<br />
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The giant anteater , also known as the ant bear, is a large insectivorous mammal native to Central and South America. It is one of four living species of anteaters and is classified with sloths in the order Pilosa. This species is mostly terrestrial, in contrast to other living anteaters and sloths, which are arboreal or semi-arboreal. The giant anteater is the largest of its family, 182–217 cm in length, with weights of 33–41 kg for males and 27–39 kg for females. It is recognizable by.. more

Similar species: Anteaters And Sloths
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Uploaded Jun 16, 2018. Captured May 6, 2018 14:13.
  • NIKON D850
  • f/5.6
  • 1/800s
  • ISO400
  • 230mm