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Baby anteater makes first appearance

Baby anteater

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A baby anteater has made its public debut at an aquarium in Tokyo.

Still unsteady on its feet, the newborn spends most of its days and nights attached to its mum.

No-one's sure whether it's a boy or a girl yet, but they do know it likes lying under its mum while she's asleep, then climbing onto her back to hitch a ride while she potters about during the day.