Definition of ant bear in English:

ant bear


  • 1

    another term for aardvark
    • ‘Yellow Mongoose dens are usually disused burrows left by other animals such as antbears or spring hares which the yellow mongoose then expand considerably.’
    • ‘Dens are often established in holes previously dug by antbears, hyenas, and warthogs.’
    • ‘Timbavati is known for its large herds of buffalo and elephant, and the night drives are good for viewing leopards, antbears, porcupines and hyenas.’
    • ‘Dassies abound on the hills and there are also porcupines and antbears.’
    • ‘On a night drive expect to see an array of nocturnal animals such as the lesser bushbaby, porcupine and antbears.’
  • 2

    another term for giant anteater (see anteater)