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anteaterant‧eat‧er /ˈæntˌiːtə $ -ər/ noun [countable]  HBAan animal that has a very long nose and eats small insects
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anteaterThey may be subdivided into anteaters that burrow, anteaters that climb trees and anteaters that wander over the ground.Mammals with non-spiny armour include the twenty-one species of armadillos and the seven species of pangolins, or scaly anteaters.In the Old World they have a counterpart in the form of the strange, scaly anteaters, the pangolins.The most primitive of the armoured mammals are the five species of echidnas, or spiny anteaters, from Australasia.And yet, such sensitive elongations the anteater had, too, uncomplicated by assertions of power, even over ants.The anteater couldn't have existed before the ants.
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