Orycteropus afer

Definitions of Orycteropus afer
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n nocturnal burrowing mammal of the grasslands of Africa that feeds on termites; sole extant representative of the order Tubulidentata

Synonyms:
aardvark, ant bear, anteater
Type of:
eutherian, eutherian mammal, placental, placental mammal
mammals having a placenta; all mammals except monotremes and marsupials

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