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Giant anteaters

Samantha Seiple

Giant anteaters

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Published by Lerner Publications Company in Minneapolis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Myrmecophaga -- Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby Samantha Seiple and Todd Seiple.
    GenreJuvenile literature.
    SeriesEarly bird nature books
    ContributionsSeiple, Todd.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL737.E24 S45 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18003122M
    ISBN 109780822578871
    LC Control Number2007024881
    OCLC/WorldCa145379746


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This is a simple book on anteaters for children to learn some basic (and slightly more complicated) facts. It uses some simple language and some more scientific language and explores eating and sleeping habits, growth and habitats and their endangered status/5. Giant Anteaters (Early Bird Nature Books) Library Binding – Decem by Todd Seiple (Author), Samantha Seiple (Author) › Visit Amazon's Samantha Seiple Page.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this /5(3). Giant Anteaters: Toothless Ant Predator (The Great Book of Animal Knowledge) (Volume 38) [Martin, M] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Giant Anteaters: Toothless Ant Predator (The Great Book of Animal Knowledge) (Volume 38)Author: M Martin. Giant anteater facts, pictures and information. Meet an amazing South American mammal that likes nothing more than eating thousands and thousands of ants.

Be sure to watch the video of giant anteaters at San Diego Zoo. Length: to cm ( to ft.) Weight: (Male) 33 to41 kg (73 to 90 lb.); (Female) 27 to 39 kg (60 to 86 lb.).

There are three types of anteaters: Giant Anteater: Gray with a black stripe on the neck. Tamandua: Yellowish white with Giant anteaters book black stripe on the shoulders, back, and neck.

Silky Anteater: Whitish grey. Information In Real Life. Anteaters have no teeth, but they have 2-foot long tongues for eat ants and termites a day.

This "All About" book will be a fun addition to your classroom and lessons on Giant Anteater. This packet can be used along with books specific to the animal or it can be used on its own.

Included in this unit is a full-color poster with a colorful graphic of the animal and information on the anima. Giant anteaters are not aardvarks --Ants, ants, and more ants --Lone wanderers --Baby giant anteaters --Giant anteaters and people.

Series Title: Early bird nature books. Responsibility: by Samantha Seiple and Todd Seiple. More information: Table of contents. Slurp. When feeding, giant anteaters will flick their tongue times per minute. My All About Giant Anteaters Book - (Tropical Rain Forest/Jungle Animals) This "All About" book will be a fun addition to your classroom and lessons on Giant Anteater.

This packet can be used along with books specific to the animal or it can be used on its own. Anteater is a common name for the four extant mammal species of the suborder Vermilingua (meaning "worm tongue") commonly known for eating ants and termites. The individual species have other names in English and other languages.

Together with the sloths, they are within the order name "anteater" is also colloquially applied to the unrelated aardvark, numbat, echidnas, pangolins and Class: Mammalia. As its common name suggests, the giant anteater Giant anteaters book tridactyla) is the largest of the living anteaters and is instantly recognised around the world.

They are strange-looking animals, with the body roughly divided into three equal regions: the long nose and head, the body and the tail. Beneath the skin of the long nose is a bone tube formed by the fusion of the upper and lower jaw.

Get this from a library. Giant anteaters. [Chadwick Gillenwater] -- "Simple text and photographs present giant anteaters, how they look, where they live, and what they do"--Provided by publisher.

Numbers of wild giant anteaters are decreasing. Quick Anteater Facts: Anteaters normally live alone, and are territorial. A group of anteaters is called a parade. A baby anteater is called a pup. Female anteaters normally only have one pup per year.

Anteaters sleep for up to 15 hours a day and spent the rest of the time eating ants. The giant anteater is the largest species of anteater. It is mainly gray with black and white markings. It has coarse, long fur and a very bushy tail. The giant anteater tears open ant nests and termite mounds with its large front feet.

It then traps its prey using its long tongue, which is covered with sticky saliva. Jaguars and giant anteaters actually share three ecosystems – the Amazon, the cerrado and the Pantanal – and how they interact may well depend on the habitat and other prey availability.

Jun 9, - giant-anteater-wip | Jonathan Woodward Studio | Wildlife Art & Illustration. Stay safe and healthy. Please practice hand-washing and social distancing, and check out our resources for adapting to these times. Dismiss Visit. A Giant among Anteaters Giant anteaters are the largest of the four anteater species -- up to 50 inches long, plus another 25 to 35 inches for the fan-like tail.

In color, they're mostly brown to gray brown, with a darker stripe (bordered by white) that extends from the throat to the middle of the back. Giant anteaters are disappearing because of habitat destruction, hunting, dog attacks, and road kills. Only about 5, anteaters remain in the wild.

Nashville Zoo is paired with the conservation organization The Giant Armadillo Project and is recognized as a leader in caring for both giant anteaters and tamanduas. The Zoo’s animal care and. Giant Anteaters Are Not Aardvarks 6 Ants, Ants, and More Ants 18 Lone Wanderers 22 Baby Giant Anteaters 28 Giant Anteaters and People 37 On Sharing a Book: A note to Adults 44 Learn More about Giant Anteaters 45 Glossary 46 Index 48Author: Samantha Seiple.

Anteaters forage almost exclusively on ants and termites, but the proportion of these insects varies among species, regionally, individually, and seasonally.

44 Giant anteaters (M. tridactyla) may also ingest seeds, beetle larvae, and bees, and lesser anteaters (T. tetradactyla) consume beetles and seeds. Maybe the giant anteaters were introduced to Africa due to a shipwreck of a cargo boat that that was carrying giant anteaters en route to a zoo in South Africa and it got caught up in a storm.

I could make a The Lion King story about 24 anteaters who were washed ashore to. The giant anteater, Myrmecophaga, is an animal that lives in Central and South is also known as the ant bear. It the only mammal without diet consists of termites and ants, hence the is the largest anteater: its length is between cm and cm.

Males weigh between 33 and 41 kg, female are 27 and 39 : Mammalia. Giant anteaters typically stay above ground and other types of anteaters live in trees. Anteaters are edentate animals, meaning, animals without teeth. They do have long tongues though that are more than enough to dev ants and termites every day.

Giant Anteaters | Myrmecophaga tridactyla IUCN Status: Vulnerable. The giant anteaters at Howletts have always fascinated visitors. Our pair, Zet and Fidji prefer to sleep indoors for most of the time, but are occasionally seen exploring their outside paddock and searching for insects in the logs of their enclosure.

Play With Sloth And Anteaters At Charleston Anteater Sloth And Exotics In South Carolina For An Adorable Adventure. Prepare for one of the most adorable animal encounters you’ve ever had when you book a hands-on tour at South Carolina’s newest animal. monitoring the giant anteaters at Iberá, for it allows—and forces—a researcher to make direct and frequent observa-tions of the animals.

Several factors affect the efficiency of radiotelemetry. The quality of the transmitter and its antenna, the height at which the. The giant anteaters are the largest ones of the four anteater species, and can be found in different habitats, such as rainforests or grasslands.

Unfortunately, the mammal is classified as “vulnerable” by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). That’s gotta be. Really enjoyed our stay here, the rooms are basic but comfortable and food fantastic (great for veggies). Run by a lovely couple who look after you well.

Come here if you want to see the giant anteaters, we saw two as soon as we went looking, very lucky. Lots of wildlife to 4/5.

Giant anteaters are usually found in tropical and deciduous forests as well as the grasslands of Central and South America. They do not have any teeth but have a tongue which is more than 60cm in length and a tiny mm wide which they put to good use by eating over insects per day!Author: Simone Brookes.

If not for the comedic, off-beat title (Anteater of Death, what?), I bought a copy of this book because it reminded me of the giant anteater of death from the miniseries Kingdom Hospital:With a good mix of mystery and comedy, The Anteater of Death features a Belize anteater who's being framed for murder - that is, people say Lucy is a violent wild animal who killed a guy/5.

ANTEATERS A few studies have been published on the dietary habits of anteaters that show the type and composition of prey selected by these animals in the wild. The natural diet of giant anteaters (Mymecophaga tridactyla) is composed 96% of ants and 4% of termites (Camponotus and Sole-nopsis spp.),23 In Brazil, this species of anteater mayFile Size: KB.

Anteaters are mammals of the family Myrmecophagidae and the suborder Vermilingua. Anteaters live in South America and Central America. Anteaters eat ants and termites. They have long, sharp claws and a long, sticky tongue. The tongue can be up to 60 cm long, as long as a person's arm.

The anteater opens an ant nest with its : Mammalia. Giant anteaters gestate, or are pregnant, for days and gestation ends with the birth of a single offspring, called a pup. Anteaters do not produce stomach acid and relies on the formic acid found in the bugs they eat to digest their food.

After careful introductions between the two species, the capybaras share their exhibit space with the Zoo’s two female giant anteaters. Zookeepers slowly and safely exposed the capybara sisters to the mother-daughter giant anteaters. First, each species was allowed to smell the other, as they alternated being in the exhibit space.

Giant anteaters, who are native to grasslands and forests in Central and South America, live around years on average. At 18, Tiana will get to spend some of her golden years in Knoxville. Our educational materials, in particular copies of the book on giant anteaters, created through a partnership with the Greenville zoo and Reid Park Zoo, were printed and distributed in the areas where the animals will be released.

Giant anteaters use their hairy, bushy tails to curl over them like a blanket when the weather is cool. Living in the Pantanal the Anteaters need to be good swimmers. They use the freestyle stroke and their long snout as a snorkel.

It is estimated that only 5, Giant Anteaters are left in the wild. *This title is part of the hoopla BONUS BORROWS COLLECTION. For a limited time, this is one of + titles you can borrow without using any of your monthly hoopla Borrows!* In this Early Bird title, readers learn about the physical characteristics, habitat, and behavior of the giant anteater.

A giant anteaters tongue is 2 feet long and looks like a worm. When eating, an anteater will move its tongue up to times per minute, slurping up 35, ants per day. Back to Animals & Exhibits. For countless giant anteaters, listed among the world’s most vulnerable of creatures, the increasingly busy roads of the Cerrado, the unique savannah which stretches across a fifth of Brazil’s.The giant anteater is the most recognizable of the anteaters, which are closely related to sloths even though they look almost completely different.

There were once many different types of anteaters, but competition from species migrating south from North America in the past three million years has reduced the anteater to a mere four species.Most anteaters are edentates of the Central and South American family Myrmecophagidae, which includes the giant anteater and the tamanduas.

The echidna, numbat, and pangolin are alternatively known as spiny, banded, and scaly anteater respectively.