Here we have one of our recent additions to ZWF. Our new Giant Anteater that still needs a name! She was greeting me this morning and came right up to me and started licking me to say hello! As you can see, Giant Anteaters have long tongues which they use to collect ants and termites. Keep checking back for updates and more photos on how this beautiful new addition is doing! If you want to try to come up with a name for her, then please leave a comment for us on what you think her name should be!
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Meet our newest addition, Demetrius the Giant Anteater! Demetrius is a new member of the ZWF family. The largest of four anteater species, the giant anteater may be five to seven feet long, from nose to tail, and weigh 40 to 100 pounds. It has a narrow head, long nose, small eyes, and round ears. Its coarse hair may be gray or brown, with a white-banded black stripe running along the body to mid-torso, and a long, bushy tail, which can be two to three feet long. Its front feet have large claws, which are curled under when it walks. It has poor vision but a keen sense of smell. To view more photos of Demetrius the please visit Demetrius’ Gallery.