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A Wild Ride

April 28, 2017

A Wild Ride

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Kathy Brady Kathy Brady

Giant anteaters range from southern Belize to northern Argentina and have big, bushy tails with long, tubular noses. It can take a minute to figure out which end is which. They have lush fur and tremendous claws for digging that are tucked under their feet like knuckles.

I spotted the mother but did not see her baby immediately as he was riding piggyback where he gently rocked side to side with her stride.

As I watched them, I thought to myself, “What a devoted mother. She will have her offspring clinging to her back for about a year.”

Anteaters are the most unusual-looking animals I have ever seen.

Canon 70D with 75-250mm Telephoto Lens

Bridgeport, USA Map It


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