Anteater Makes Its Arrival at Busch Gardens

Busch Gardens Tampa baby anteater
Busch Gardens Tampa

When you think of an anteater, “cute” isn’t always the first word that comes to mind.

But this 1-month-old, clinging to mom Adelhi’s back at Busch Gardens Tampa, is undeniably adorable. Anteater babies, who nurse for about six months, get a lift on their mom's back for up to a year.

When fully grown, this infant will likely tip the scales at more than 100 pounds. For now, though, the baby — whose gender isn’t known yet — weighs less than 5 pounds.

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