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Your morning adorable: Southern tamanduas at Duisburg Zoo

April 19, 2009 | 10:15 am

Southern tamanduas

Southern tamanduas Laurentius, left, and Jeanne d'Arc are residents of the Duisburg Zoo in Germany.  They're a long way from home -- southern tamanduas are native to parts of South America including Brazil, Uruguay and northern Argentina. 

Tamanduas are small anteaters and are related to armadillos and sloths.  They have prehensile tails and primitive teeth with no incisors.

--Lindsay Barnett   

Photo: Philipp Guelland / AFP/Getty Images

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