Threatened species of Myrmecophagidae

Other Names:
Threatened species of American anteaters

The anteater is part of the suborder Vermilingua, which appropriately means "worm tongue." There are four species of anteaters: giant anteater, silky anteater, northern tamandua, and southern tamandua. Anteaters are abundant across Central and South America, except for the giant anteater, which is categorized as vulnerable in the IUCN Red List.

Broader Problems:
Threatened species of Edentata
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 15: Life on Land
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
11.02.2021 – 05:33 CET