Silky Anteater

Cyclopes didactylus

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The silky anteater, or pygmy anteater, (Cyclopes didactylus) is a species of anteaters from Central and South America, the only living species in the genus Cyclopes and the family Cyclopedidae. A single extinct cyclopedid genus, Palaeomyrmidon, known from the Miocene of Argentina, may be ancestral to the living species.

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  1. (c) Erick Alexander Pinilla, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA), http://www.inaturalist.org/photos/4939296
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cyclopes_didactylus

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