Fact #1047: Giant anteaters do not produce any stomach acid to digest ants. Instead, the combined sting venom (formic acid) found in all of the ants it eats is used to digest the prey.

Thus, the ants are digested in their own venom.

Nature, you scary.

 

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Giant_anteater#Feeding_anatomy 

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