how to draw an anteater
How To Draw an Anteater in a 6 step by step, easy to follow, drawing lesson.  Simply follow the easy steps until you have a completed drawing of an Anteater.  Then at the end, you can use the picture at the bottom of this page to help you shade or color in your anteater drawing!
Some interesting facts about the Anteater you might not have known are:
  1. The Anteater feeds on ants and termites.
  2. It draws its food into its mouth by using a long, flexible, rapidly moving tongue covered with sticky saliva.
  3. It can flick its tongue up to 150 – 160 times or more in a minute.
  4. A full-grown giant Anteater eats more than 30,000 ants and termites in a day.
  5. The Anteater has no teeth.

Here’s a BONUS Video of Our How To Draw an Anteater Easy Drawing Lesson

You can follow along with the video or use the simple drawing steps below the video as a guide!

Here are 6 easy steps on how to draw an Anteater.

How To Draw an Anteater – Easy Step by Step Drawing Guide

Step 1:  Start by drawing the top of the back, from the nose to the tail.

how to draw an anteater

Step 2:  Draw the underside of the snout and throat area.

how to draw an anteater

Step 3:  Sketch the front portion of the two right legs.

how to draw an anteater

Step 4:  Draw the back portion of the two right legs, giving the anteater a furry appearance.

how to draw an anteater

Step 5:  Draw the eyes, ears and the last two legs.

how to draw an anteater

Step 6: Add the final details to the body and tail.

how to draw an anteater

Well Done! You’ve completed the How To Draw an Anteater drawing lesson! Now, use the picture below as a guide to coloring or shading in your animal drawing.

anteater drawing easy

Congratulations!

You did it! Congratulations on drawing an Anteater Your first try may not have gone as perfectly as you had hoped, but I’m sure after another attempt or two you will see a big improvement. The best way to learn how to draw an anteater is with practice…practice…practice!

Are you looking for another animal to draw? How about learning how to quickly and easily draw a TIGER?! Take a look here for another quick and easy drawing tutorial: How to Draw a Tiger

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