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Northern Tamandua

Tamandua mexicana (Saussure 1860)

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Tamandua mexicana (Northern Tamandua) is a species of anteaters in the family anteaters. They are listed in cites appendix iii. They are native to The Neotropics. They are solitary, diurnal carnivores. Individuals are known to live for 114 months. Reproduction is viviparous. They have parental care (female provides care).

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  • Definition: Appendix III is a list of species included at the request of a Party that already regulates trade in the species and that needs the cooperation of other countries to prevent unsustainable or illegal exploitation. International trade in specimens of species listed in this Appendix is allowed only on presentation of the appropriate permits or certificates. (See Article V of the Convention)
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Northern Tamandua. View this species on GBIF