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Tubulidentata - Aardvarks



 Phylum: Chordata
 Class: Mammalia
 Order: Tubulidentata

AardvarkThere is only one species in this order. Aaardvarks (Orycteropus afer) are found in Sub-Saharan Africa. Aardvarks have pig-like bodies; a long, cylyndrical snout; long, sticky tongues; long, rabbit-like ears; and a long, thick, pointed tail.

Aaarvarks are 5-7 feet in length from the tip of their nose to the end of their tail. They and weigh 90-140 pounds.

Aaarvarks use their long, sticky tongues to get ants and termites out of their mounds.