A baby Giant Anteater was recently born at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay to mom, Adelhi. For the first four months of this little guy’s life, he’ll hitch a ride on mom’s back until he’s ready to put that long schnoz to good ant-eating use:
Other fun facts from our friends at Busch Gardens: Giant Anteaters’ sense of smell is 40 times stronger than a human’s and allows them to find and eat up to 30,000 insects a day. And, they have tongues 2-freaking-feet long.
Keep the photos of “Barnacle” coming, Nick G! Photo by Matt Marriott/Busch Gardens Tampa Bay