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  1. aardvark, ant bear, anteater, Orycteropus afernoun

    nocturnal burrowing mammal of the grasslands of Africa that feeds on termites; sole extant representative of the order Tubulidentata


  1. orycteropus afer

    Orycteropus Afer, commonly known as the aardvark, is a medium-sized, burrowing, nocturnal mammal native to Africa. It is the only living species of the order Tubulidentata, recognized by its long pig-like snout which it uses to sniff out food. It has a long, thin, protruding tongue and sharp claws for digging. It is specialized for eating ants and termites. The aardvark's body is stout with an arched back and is sparsely covered with coarse hairs. The limbs are of moderate length, with broad, shovel-like nails.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Orycteropus afer in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Orycteropus afer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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