six new silky anteaters




scientists recognized that there are differences between the colors of silky anteaters in central and south america, and believe there are more than one species of them. as silky anteaters are arboreal and nocturnal, and they are the smallest anteaters with only 35cm body length, to track and find them was a great challenge. after over a decade of hard work, they examined the DNA samples and discovered six new species of silky anteaters!

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