Orycteropus afer

Definitions of Orycteropus afer
  1. noun
    nocturnal burrowing mammal of the grasslands of Africa that feeds on termites; sole extant representative of the order Tubulidentata
    synonyms: aardvark, ant bear, anteater
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    type of:
    eutherian, eutherian mammal, placental, placental mammal
    mammals having a placenta; all mammals except monotremes and marsupials
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