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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.


Anteater's Self Defense The anteater's main enemies are jaguars and pumas, which hunt them in the grasslands, swampy areas, and forests where they live. When threatened, anteaters can rear up on ...


The spiny anteater (echidna) of Australia is an egg-laying mammal and is not related to the placental anteaters of the New World. The banded anteater (or numbat) of Australia is a marsupial mammal, and not a close relative of the placental anteaters. The anteater’s closest relatives are sloths, armadillos, and pangolins.


Awesome anteater stands on 2 legs, looks intimidating. Come At Me Bro Anteater. Awesome anteater stands on 2 legs, looks intimidating. Skip navigation Sign in. Search.


Decades of poaching and habitat loss have put just a bit too much pressure on the normally passive giant anteaters of South America. As a result, the seven-foot-tall, heavily clawed insect eaters have started to kill hunters in self-defense.


21 Facts That Prove Giant Anteaters Are Secretly The Coolest Animals On The Planet Beneath this dopey exterior lies a finely-tuned ant eating machine. Posted on June 13, 2014, 14:43 GMT


Anteater: Anteater, (suborder Vermilingua), any of four species of toothless, insect-eating mammals found in tropical savannas and forests from southern Mexico to Paraguay and northern Argentina. They are long-tailed animals with elongated skulls and tubular muzzles. The mouth opening of the muzzle is small,


One year after making a run to the Elite Eight, the fourth-seeded Wildcats (25-9) had a short stay in the tournament as they struggled to decipher the Anteaters' zone defense and missed star ...


See how an ant-eating Pangolin defends itself from the lions in the Gir forest of India. The rare armour plated pangolin had the perfect defence tactic : roll up into a ball and stay there ...


10 Strangest Defense Mechanisms In Nature. Caleb Compton February 27, 2013. Share 297. Tweet. Pin 2. Email. 299 Shares. We are all aware of the fight or flight principle in biology, where an animal responds to a threat by facing the enemy or fleeing from it. There are some fascinating ways that nature deals with these threats.