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.

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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:

Barlow, Jon Charles. "Edentate,"

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,

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:

"Anteaters," from The Virtual Zoo:

"Giant Anteater," from

"Giant Anteater," from Chafee Zoological Gardens:

"Giant Anteater," from Santa Barbara Zoological Gardens:

"Giant Anteater," from Walker's Mammals of the World Online:

"Myrmecophaga tridactyla," from Animal Diversity Web:$narrative.html

"Myrmecophagidae," from Animal Diversity Web:

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