Tamanduas are sometimes used by Amazonian Indians to rid their homes of ants and termites. Also, as mentioned above, the tendons of their tails are used to make rope.
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Animal Diversity Web
Gorog, A. 1999. "Tamandua tetradactyla" (On-line), Animal Diversity Web. Accessed April 05, 2009 at http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/accounts/information/Tamandua_tetradactyla.html.
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