How Many Ants Do Anteaters Eat in a Day?

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Giant Anteater_Priodontes maximus Fernando GonzálezGiant anteaters consume up to 30,000 ants in a single day — which is even more impressive considering they sleep for sixteen hours a day. They use their long tongues, which are coated with sticky saliva, to slurp up hundreds of ants per minute.

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