Definition of scaly anteater in English:
Another term for pangolin.
- Analysis of these fossils showed the ancient creature to be a small mammal, possibly distantly related to the modern scaly anteater known as the pangolin.
- In contrast with the Xenarthra, the Old World Pholidota is not trophically diverse and contains only the myrmecophagous pangolins, or scaly anteaters.
- Alternatively they may climb trees in search of tree ants, as do the pangolins or scaly anteaters of the genus Manis.
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