. . . all over the anteater. This Northern Tamandua, also known as the Lesser Anteater, ambled across the road to Puerto Jimenez and climbed into the nearest tree. His arms and head were covered in ants and he continued eating as the ants crawled among the branches and swarmed over his body. Here, he takes a break to check us out as we stood beneath his tree, lenses aimed directly at him.