Tammy the giant anteater is settling into her new home as the latest addition to the award-winning Yorkshire Wildlifes Park family of animals

Vulnerable anteater species arrives at Yorkshire Wildlife Park

A new arrival from a French zoo has landed at Yorkshire Wildlife Park in the shape of giant anteater Tammy. The three-year-old female has been busy sniffing out food in bug-infested woodpiles after arriving from Zoo de la Barben, in Provence. Giant anteaters, can consume around 35,000 insects a day with their 60cm long tongues, are on the IUCN’s list of vulnerable species with only 5,000 left in the wild.
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