• Ant Bear Strange nose built for ants

    Image ID
    FOT454255
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Image Details
    Image File Attributes
    44.7 MB
    JPEG
    Image Dimensions
    15050 x 10250 px
    Image Print Size (at 300 ppi)
    1274 x 868 mm
    50.2 x 34.2 in
    Visual Size @300ppi
    Keywords
    The Giant Anteater Resides in grassland Savannah, deciduous woodlands and rain forests from the Southern tip of Mexico to Uruguay and North Western Argentina. is made up of ants and termites. An individual may eat up to 30, 000 ants in a day! They are the largest of the living anteaters and are mostly blind, but have a very keen sense of smell. The upper and lower jaws are fused, forming a boney tube that houses a long sticky tongue.The front feet have huge claws which are used to break open termite mounds.The Giant Anteater has the lowest body temperature of any terrestrial mammal (reaching as low as 32 degrees c).They can sleep for up to 16 hours a day with their tails wrapped round them like a blanket.
    Uploader
    Rob Weaver
    Contributor
    Rob Weaver
    Date Taken
    2008-08-06
    Uploaded on
    2008-08-06
    Collection
    Aa KENT GARDEN OF ENGLAND - NEW Photos lifestyle country side places people animals
    Category
    Animals
    Sub Category
    Wildlife
    Setting
    Outdoor
    Dominant colour
    #809050