Myrmecophagidae, or anteaters, are native to Central and South America. There are 2 genera and 3 species in the family.
ARKive: Giant Anteater (Myrmecophaga tridactyla)
Factsheet with description, biology, status, photos and videos.
General information and anatomy of the anteater.
Myrmecophaga tridactyla: Giant Anteater
Research project by Benjamin Zellmer on this ant-bear including its classification, habitat, reproduction, adaptations, nutrition and interactions with other species.
Information from Wikipedia on the classification of the anteater family.
Biology, natural history, images, and fun facts about the Giant Anteater (Myrmecophaga tridactyla).
Silky Anteater (Cyclopes didactylus)
Fact sheet from EDGE, a conservation organization that focuses specifically on threatened species that represent a significant amount of unique evolutionary history.
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