Order : Xenarthra
Family : Myrmecophagidae
Genus : Tamandua
Animals in the genus Tamandua
Facts about the genus Tamandua, the tamanduas
The tamandua is a member of the order Xenarthra, which also includes sloth and armadillos.
We are pretty confident Tamandua is one of the best Network-based IDS available today! (Full text)
Getting close to a tamandua is a bad idea -- these guys (Full text)
The name "Tamandua": "Tamandua" is a Tupi word for "ant catcher.
The Southern tamandua is also known as the collared anteater (although vested anteater might be a better name).
The Zoo's tamandua is a female who will be two years old in August 2000.
The tamandua is a small anteater. (Full text)
Tamandua is located 3 miles off of mile 32 on the Hummingbird Highway, just 28 miles from the capital city of Belize, Belmopan and 32 miles from Dangriga. (Full text)
The new tamandua is currently feeding from its mother and will not leave her until it is fully weaned at about 14 weeks.
Tamanduas are mammals of the ancient order Xenarthra, which includes animals with very simple teeth or, as in the case of the tamanduas, no teeth at all. (Full text)
Tamanduas are about 60 cm long with a prehensile tail of the same length in addition. (Full text)
Geographic Range Northern Tamanduas are found in Central and South America, from southeastern Mexico south throughout Central America, and in South America west of the Andes from northern Venezuela to northern Peru.
Tamanduas are found in the forests of Central and South America and are endangered as a result of habitat destruction and poaching. (Full text)
Tamanduas are occasionally found on the ground, but they prefer living in the trees, where they hunt for ant and termite nests.
Tamanduas are also thought to eat honey and bees and, in captivity, have been known to eat fruit and meat as well.
Tamanduas are special anteaters because they live in trees.
Tamanduas are found in the forests of Central and South America and are endangered as a result of habitat destruction and poaching.
The tamanduas are arboreal (tree dwelling) anteaters of South America.
Tamanduas are nocturnal.