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The main predators of anteaters are big cats like mountain lions, jaguars, pumas and humans. Human hunters have been known to go after these normally shy animals for both food and sport. The giant anteater is normally found in South America. As its name suggests, the anteater eats insects, such as ants, termites, honeybees and beetle larvae.

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The anteater may be driven away from a nest by the chemical or biting attacks of soldiers. Some termite species rely on their fortified mounds for protection and many individuals escape while the predator digs. These modes of defense prevent the entire colony from being eaten in one anteater attack.

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anteaters main natural predators are cats such as ocelots for the smaller species or Jaguars for the larger though some say a giant anteater could fight off a jaguar. Smaller species are also at ...

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Giant Anteaters become sexually mature when they are between 2.5 and 4 years of age. They tend to breed all year round but breeding is seasonal in some parts of their range. Predators The main predators of Giant Anteaters are mountain lions, jaguars and humans Subspecies There are two subspecies of the Giant Anteater: Myrmecophaga tridactyla artata

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The giant anteater's sense of smell is 40 times more powerful than ours. Looks can be deceiving: Its name is a hint to one of its favorite foods, and you can't miss its long snout, but there's more to the story of the giant anteater! This unique animal is the largest of the three anteater species (the other two are the tamandua or lesser anteater and the silky anteater).

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The giant anteater is known to be able to consume more than 30,000 insects (mainly termites) every day! The giant anteater is the largest of four anteater species and can be five to seven feet long from nose to tail. The giant anteater has a narrow head, a long nose, small eyes and round ears.

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anteaters main natural predators are cats such as ocelots for the smaller species or Jaguars for the larger though some say a giant anteater could fight off a jaguar. Smaller species are also at ...

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Best Answer: Jaguars will only occasionally kill and eat an anteater. Jaguars prefer smaller and easier prey like armadillo, peccaries and capybara. Puma will sometimes kill anteater too. Very occasionally large caiman (small crocodiles) have taken anteaters when they are drinking. Anteaters main threat is ...

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In their environment, big cats tend to rule above all. Anteaters are low in the food web, so Mostly big cats like Pumas, Mountain Lions, etc. Also, large snakes are predatorial to Anteaters. Besides that, not many animals tend to harm the anteater...

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Interesting facts about the behavior and characteristics of the Giant Anteater. Includes Habitat, Scientific Name, Lifespan, Diet, Predators and Threats.