Toothless Mammals

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Toothless Mammals - Edentates
Small, cylindrical brains

Have no incisors or canine teeth; if molars or premolars are present, they are not covered by enamel.

Long, sharp, curved  claws

Insectivores or herbivores*

Can be found throughout Central and South America, ranging northwards to the central United States.

Giant Anteater

 

 

Nine-banded Armadillo

 

Three-toed Sloth

 

Giant Armadillo

Pictures of Armadillos

Prepared 1/24/2007

Replica animals by Schleich, Bullyland and Safari

*Source: Myers, P. 2000. "Xenarthra" (On-line), Animal Diversity Web. Accessed January 26, 2007 at http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/accounts/information/Xenarthra.html.

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