The Online Anteater went live on December 2, 2001. Special thanks to Michael Flint, general curator at the Reid Park Zoo, for feedback and fact-checking. Thanks also to Shaan Hassan at New University for the UCI mascot photo.


Send questions, comments, dead links or corrections to: maia@alumni.brown.edu


Awards:

Yahooligans Cool Site of the Week

Golden Web Award

Dr. Matrix Award for Science Excellence


Primary References:

Angier, Natalie. "When Evolution Creates the Same Design Again and Again," The New York Times, December 15, 1998.

Atkins, David. "Mammalian Order Xenartha," 1999: http://gwis2.circ.gwu.edu/~atkins/newwebpages/Mammalia/xenarthra/xenarthra.html.

Barlow, Jon Charles. "Edentate," Britannica.com: http://www.britannica.com/eb/article?eu=108394

Brainerd, Elizabeth. "Zoology: Lickety split," Nature, Vol. 401, October 21, 1999, p. 756-758.

Flint, Michael P. "1998 Husbandry Manual for Giant Anteater Myrmecophaga tridactyla," Tucson, AZ, 1998.

Flint, Michael P. "A discussion of the North American population of giant anteater Myrmecophaga tridactyla Linnaeus, 1758 and present trends in husbandry," Tucson, AZ, 1997.

Gee, Henry. "Upping the ant," Nature Science Update, September 13, 1999, http://www.nature.com/nsu/990916/990916-3.html.

Lee, Sandra. Anteaters, Chanhassen, MN: The Child's World, 1999.

Squire, Ann O. Anteaters, Sloths, and Armadillos, New York: Franklin Watts, 1999.

"Anteaters," from Walker's Mammals of the World Online: http://www.press.jhu.edu/books/walker/xenartha.myrmecophagidae.html

"Anteaters," from The Virtual Zoo: http://library.thinkquest.org/11922/mammals/anteater.htm?tqskip=1

"Giant Anteater," from TheBigZoo.com: http://www.thebigzoo.com/Animals/Giant_Anteater.asp

"Giant Anteater," from Chafee Zoological Gardens: http://www.chaffeezoo.org/zoo/animals/g_anteater.html

"Giant Anteater," from Santa Barbara Zoological Gardens: http://www.santabarbarazoo.org/animals/mammals/anteater.html

"Giant Anteater," from Walker's Mammals of the World Online: http://www.press.jhu.edu/books/walker/xenartha.myrmecophagidae.myrmecophaga.html

"Myrmecophaga tridactyla," from Animal Diversity Web: http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/accounts/myrmecophaga/m._tridactyla$narrative.html

"Myrmecophagidae," from Animal Diversity Web: http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/chordata/mammalia/xenarthra/myrmecophagidae.html



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