Road ecology blog: Giant anteater roadkill (Myrmecophaga tridactyla), Minas Gerais, Brazil. Vulnerable (IUCN, 2015). Giant anteaters have long sharp claws to dig into hard soil and termite mounds. They protect their front claws by walking on their knuckels. Some of the images below show the long nails and the front knuckels.
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