The Golden Anteater

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Pua gets ants in glass


Hello, it's play time

Hello, it's play time

Finger poking and massage

Finger poking and massage

OMG there's a cat fight outside!

OMG there's a cat fight outside!

Neither were to happy about that.

Pua is getting sleepy

Pua is getting sleepy

Sleep fighting

Sleep fightingShe didn't like the flash

Golden anteater

Golden anteater

So here's a unique fact anteaters change color. I have mentioned before how they secrete a rusty/orange film from modified sweat glands. This is mostly seen on the chest as they rub them selves on things to mark them but happens all over some.

I had not bathed Pua in a long time and she got a bath the other day. I shampooed her twice and the water was still coming off orange.

Notice she is now more golden blond instead of platinum blond like she was. This could explain why wild ones tend to look orange. They do get wet a lot in the rainforest. Maybe should start misting her sometimes like I used to. The golden on the top side has faded after a few days.

Dead dog

Dead dogThat's a little creepy Hyzzie

Pua checking out a stump

Pua checking out a stumpShe mostly just walked along so didn't get many pics

Bleeding hearts

Bleeding hearts

I want to climb it

I want to climb it

This is a nice place...

This is a nice placePua sniffing and licking "her" special den.

... For a nap

Nice place to napI had to crawl in and get her out.

Carry me home mom

Carry me home momShe got tired and lay down so got carried back in her bag. She poked her head out when came out once we reached the house door.

Ghost spider eats bee

Ghost spider eats beeNice trick, hide in a flower then grab an unsuspecting bee by it's head and fill his brain with venom. And all he wanted was some pollen.


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Woodland hike with an anteater

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Time for a walk

Time for a walk

In the sunshine

In the sunshine

Sniffing a tree

Sniffing a tree

Moving on after a pause

Moving on after a pause

Having fun off the trail

Having fun off the trail

An interesting tree

An interesting tree

Should I climb it?

Should I climb it?

Mossy logs are great

Mossy logs are great

Moving off the beaten path

Moving off the beaten path

Sometimes a girl just needs to scratch

Sometimes a girl just needs to scratch

Pua got itchy: Video

Pua got itchy

I found a stump

I found a stump

Climbing a stump

Climbing a stump

Posing pretty on a stump

Posing pretty on a stumpShe just sat there for awhile

Checking out the stump

Checking out the stup

Digging in a stump

Digging in a stump

Trying to get comfy in a stump

Trying to get comfy in a stumpit's no wash machine

This stump may be a bit small

This stump may be a bit small

I think I just about got it

I think I just about got it

Could you carry me home, stump and all please?

Could you carry me home, stump and all please?

Getting sleepy in a stump

Getting sleepy in a stump

nap time in a stump

nap time in a stump

Pua nesting in a stump: Video

Pua anteater nesting in a stump

Heading home

Heading homeWhen I pulled her out of the stump she wanted back then her legs turned to jello and she got carried back to the car.


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Random photos

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The power went out and they tore up or driveway

The power went out and they tore up or driveway

Seems it shorted out under us. The power went out then a moment later a loud bang. The "shotgun" fuze on the pole blew because of the problem under ground.

The power went out and they tore up or driveway

The power went out and they tore up or driveway

Kat caught in the act

Kat caught in the act

Our garden snake

Our garden snake

He was behind the corn

He was behind the corn

A strange plant we found

A strange plant we found

Needleleaf Navarretia, pincushion plant. Should get pretty flowers later. A perfect fairy plant. I've found 3 in the garden so far. Two got potted but I just moved the other so it will be safe. If they flower I'll try to safe seeds for nest year and plant some in the fairy garden.

Courting butterflies

Courting butterflies

Sweating fungus

Sweating fungus

Butterfly on flower

June 24 010

Just thought it was interesting

Just thought it was interesting

To make that up to you if you were looking for Pua, She ate a cockroach.

No our place isn't infested. She dug them up where I used to pile her used wood bits out back. They were wood cockroaches. If it makes you feel better could call them wingless wood beetles.
She had a good night. Went to her window then went to get her ketchup. she went outside and found a bunch of earwigs and whatever else she got out of the ground then dug up some beetles. I saw them running away and grabbed one and saw it was a small roach so offered it to her and she ate it quick.


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Good morning Pua

Good morning Pua

Time for a hike

Time for a hike

She just walked along this time

She just walked along this time

She headed right for the stump

She headed right for the stumpAnteater memories must be very good.

I wanna go down the burrow

I wanna go down the burrow

You're not going anywhere Pua

You're not going anywhere Pua

This place is neat

This place is neatJust needs some redecorating.

She dug around a lot

Digging a burrow

Digging a burrow

Dirty Pua

Dirty Pua

Evidence of fun

Evidence of fun

The stump she was digging in

An interesting stump

Heading down to the river

Heading down to the riverShe sniffed it from a distance then turned around. To fast and cold.

Checking out a big log

Checking out a big log


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