Anteaters: Anatomy, Types & Habitat


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Which of the following anteaters lives an entirely arboreal lifestyle?

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1. Which of the following anteaters prefers to sleep in secluded spots when tired, but does not make a nest?

2. Why are silky anteaters named as such?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What are anteaters? Gauge your knowledge of this animal and its habitat by progressing through the quiz and worksheet.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These topics are on the short quiz:

  • An anteater that enjoys sleeping in secluded spots when tired
  • The anteater that lives an entirely arboreal lifestyle
  • How tamanduas ward off predators
  • An anteater that you would see if you trekked through a cloud forest at high elevations

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the lesson on anteaters
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about how tamanduas get rid of predators
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about how silky anteaters got their name and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Learn more about these animals by accessing the lesson called Anteaters: Anatomy, Types & Habitat. Other topics you'll be able to examine include:

  • The preferred diet of anteaters
  • How much anteaters eat per diet
  • Differences between anteater species