Tamandua

The Cincinnati Zoo just shared the cutest photo of a baby Tamandua who is winning the hearts of thousands of people because it is so cute

 

We have never seen a baby Tamandua before and all we can think is, it is so freakin cute! As someone said, it looks just like Sid from Ice Age.

The little baby was born on the 20th of December and at the time of taking the image above, they had not determined the sex of the baby.

“Our baby tamandua is doing his/her best to break the internet with cuteness!!” – Cincinnati Zoo

The zoo shared some interesting facts about Tamanduas. “Tamanduas are anteaters and use their long snouts to sniff out ant, termite and bee colonies. Long claws enable them to dig into nests, and a long sticky tongue licks up the insects. A single tamandua can eat up to 9,000 ants in a single day!”

These are interesting little creatures that don’t even have teeth. People may sometimes think that the tamandua and aardvark are from the same family but they completely different species. They have similarities but that is where it really ends.

Take a look at the cutie below. They will name the baby once they know which gender it is


Sources: Instagram
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