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Tamandua is a genus of anteaters with two species: the southern tamandua (T. tetradactyla) and the northern tamandua (T. mexicana). They live in forests and grasslands, are semiarboreal, and possess partially prehensile tails. They mainly eat ants and termites, but they occasionally eat bees, beetles, and insect larvae. They also eat small vertebrate prey, such as lizards, rodents, small birds, birds' eggs, and crocodile eggs. For more on the Tamandua please see this page here at Wikipedia.

Tamandua - tamandúa mexicano (Tamandua mexicana)
tamandúa mexicano (Tamandua mexicana) seen along the Pipeline Road.
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