Silky Anteater (Cyclopes didactylus)

Scaled collection of drawings of Silky Anteater in various poses with dimensions

The Silky Anteater (Cyclopes didactylus) has unique features. Its hind feet are modified for climbing and is mostly arboreal and nocturnal. It inhabits the forests of Central and South America and is considered the smallest anteater. For this reason, it is sometimes called pygmy anteater. It feeds on arboreal insects and termites and is also an opportunistic feeder. The underparts and limbs can be pale, with dark brown streaks and the sole of the feet red. The eyes are black and the face is short, and it has partial prehensile tails.

The Silky Anteater has a body length in the range of 13.8”-17.7” (35-45 cm) and total weight of .4-.9 lb (.18-.4 kg). The Silky Anteater has an estimated standing height between 9”-11.4” (23-29 cm), body width of 7.1”-8.7” (18-22 cm), and tail length of 6.7”-9.4” (17-24 cm). The typical lifespan of the Silky Anteater is between 2-3 years.

Details

*Under Development*

Height:
9”-11.4” | 23-29 cm
Width:
7.1”-8.7” | 18-22 cm
Depth:
Length:
13.8”-17.7” | 35-45 cm (Body)
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Weight:
.4-.9 lb | .18-.4 kg
Area:
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Tail Length: 6.7”-9.4” | 17-24 cm

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Scientific Name:
Cyclopes didactylus
Lifespan:
2-3 years

Properties

Drawings include:

Silky Anteater side view, front

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Anteaters or Vermilingua have no teeth. Instead, have long tongues for swallowing ants. The body is mostly covered in grayish-brown fur, black stripes from the chest region to the back, white legs, and a bushy tail. They have an elongated snout, with a tube-shaped mouth.

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