Sunday, 3 April 2016

The Tough-Skinned Tamandua Is Hard as Nails

Meet Tammy and Lucho. They're tamanduas, the smaller cousins of the giant anteater. When a predator gets too close, the tamandua will release a stinky spray four times stronger than a skunk's. Its coarse, thick fur also keeps ants at bay. But hunting and the exotic pet trade are a constant threat. This is the tamandua.

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