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.
This article is unpublished.
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Antonia Gorog, University of Michigan
Gorog, A. 1999. "Tamandua tetradactyla" (On-line), Animal Diversity Web. Accessed April 04, 2012 at http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/accounts/information/Tamandua_tetradactyla.html
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