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2011-08-16 12:20:00

A study using hidden motion-sensor cameras has revealed mammals' lives around some of the world's most remote forests.

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2008-05-12 14:50:00

In the Cerrado region of Brazil, four dogs trained to detect animal feces by scent are helping researchers monitor rare and threatened wildlife.


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2006-12-12 13:54:46

The Giant Anteater, Myrmecophaga tridactyla, is the largest species of anteater. It is found in Central and South America. It is the only species in the Myrmecophaga genus. It is a solitary animal, found in many habitats, including grasslands, deciduous forests and rainforests. It feeds mainly on ants and termites, sometimes up to 30,000 insects in a single day. Physiology The Giant Anteater is one of only two mammals without any teeth even in a mature state (the Pangolin being the...

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  • Monstrous in size or character; huge; prodigious; monstrously perverse, savage, cruel, etc.
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