meaning of ant bear

ant bear meaning in General Dictionary

An edentate animal of tropical America the Tamanoir lifestyle on ants It is one of the genus Myrmecophaga

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  • large shaggy-haired toothless anteater with long tongue and effective claws; of South America
  • nocturnal burrowing mammal of grasslands of Africa that feeds on termites; single extant agent associated with order Tubulidentata

Sentence Examples with the word ant bear

Of animals still found may be mentioned baboons and monkeys, the leopard, red lynx (Felis caracal), spotted hyena, aard wolf, wild cat, long-eared fox, jackals of various kinds, the dassie or rock rabbit, the scaly anteater, the ant bear (aardvaark), the mongoose and the spring haas, a rodent of the jerboa family.

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