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Tamandua

Southern tamandua
Tamandua tetradactyla / Southern tamandua

Tamandua
Habitat
tropical rainforests, sparse deciduous forests and thornbush savannahs
Continent
Südamerika
Food
Termites, ants and beetle larvae
Gestation/breeding period
180 days
Mode of life
Solitary
Class
Mammals
Order
Zahnarme

Did you know that?

~ 70 cm
size

~ 8 kg
weight

~ 20 years
age

How endangered are Southern tamanduas?

by IUCN (Red List of Threatened Species)

  • Not evaluated
  • Data deficient
  • Tamandua
    Least concern
    Least concern
  • Near threatened
  • Vulnerable
  • Endangered
  • Critically endangered
  • Extinct in the wild
  • Extinct

By the way

The tongue of the tamandua is about 40 centimetres long and very sticky.

Animal keeper hangouts and feeding times


(Prof. Brandes House)

daily
15:30 Uhr
uncommented feeding


(Prof. Brandes House)

daily
9:30 Uhr
uncommented feeding


(Prof. Brandes House)

every first Fri. of the month
11:00 Uhr
commented meeting point with feeding


(Prof. Brandes House)

Wed, Sat
11:00 Uhr
commented meeting point with feeding
Tamanduajungtier

Southern tamandua at the zoo tour

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