As its name suggests, the southern tamandua (Tamandua tetradactyla) usually eats ants and termites, but it will also attack bees nests to get the honey. The southern tamandua has no teeth, but has an impressive 40cm long, cylindrical tongue. A semi-arboreal species, the southern tamandua has a prehensile tail which it uses as a 5th limb when climbing. With poor eyesight and hearing, the southern tamandua locates food using its good sense of smell.
- It played Charlie in Thomas and Friends (NatureRules1 Version)
- It played Panda in We Bare Insectivores and We Bare Insectivores: The Movie
- It played Donatello in Teenage Mutant Ninja Xenarthrans
- It played Cleo (Mermaid) in Mako Insectivores
- It played Rikki (Mermaid) in Mako Xenarthrans
- It played Gibson in Super Robot Xenarthran Team Hyperforce Go!
- It played Lily Loud in The Insectivore House and The South American Animal House
- It played Luan Loud in The Xenarthran House