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  • noun zoology Any of many mammals of the superorder Xenarthra

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  • Finally, the supposed anteater Eurotamandua seems not to be an anteater, nor even a xenarthran, and as such there is nothing South American about it [adjacent image shows, at top, skeleton and life restoration of Eurotamandua, with the Eocene pangolin Eomanis at bottom.

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  • Finally, the supposed anteater Eurotamandua seems not to be an anteater, nor even a xenarthran, and as such there is nothing South American about it [adjacent image shows, at top, skeleton and life restoration of Eurotamandua, with the Eocene pangolin Eomanis at bottom.

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  • member of the mammalian clade Xenarthra, comprising the sloths, anteaters, and armadillos; formerly classified as edentates

    July 8, 2008