Northern Tamandua

Northern Tamandua
Photographer: Dirk van der Made


Northern Tamandua Range Map (Central & South America) Northern Tamandua Range Map
(Central & South America)
Attribution: IUCN, species assessors & spatial data authors


Latin Name Tamandua mexicana
Conservation Status Least Concern
Location Central & South America
Colour Pale Yellow & Black
Length 47 - 77 cm (18.5 - 30 inches)
Tail 40 - 67 cm (15.7 - 26.4 inches)
Weight 2 - 7 Kgs (4.4 - 15.4 lbs)
Life Expectancy

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Habitat

Northern Tamanduas can be found in Central and South America.

Subspecies

There are four subspecies of the Northern Tamandua:

Tamandua mexicana instabilis
Tamandua mexicana mexicana
Tamandua mexicana opistholeuca
Tamandua mexicana punensis

Interesting Facts


Similar Animals

Silky Anteater
Giant Anteater
Southern Tamandua

 


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