In fact, these two animals are completely different. Anteaters come from the order Trichosanthes and are also made up of sloths, while the aardvark is the only living species in the order Tubula. Due to the similar diet of anteaters, anteaters are sometimes colloquially called “anteaters”, but “anteaters” are very unique, with pig-like noses, long ears and growing cylindrical teeth. . At the same time, anteaters have no teeth, have long and thin skulls and thick tails.