The anteater’s tail has a hairless portion on the underside for gripping branches. It is often used as a fifth limb for climbing.
An anteater’s claws are so long that when the anteater walks, it treads on the sides of its paws to avoid wear and tear. It cannot run.
Anteaters use their claws to rip open concrete-hard termite and ant mounds.
Anteaters have a powerful sense of smell, 40 times that of humans.