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Yapton CE Primary School

What are Ant-eaters?

Ant-eaters are strange animals that eat ants and live in Brazil. They have long tongues to eat and can consume nearly half their own body weight. They live up to 14 years of age. When an Ant-eater is eating ants from an anthill it has to eat quickly, and they’ve been seen flicking their tongues 160 times in a minute! The Ant-eater has the longest tongue of any animal.


See you next week to find out about tarantulas.

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