Newspaper article The Topeka Capital-Journal

Topekan Claims She Saw Anteater ; Woman Spotted Creature near Quinton Heights

Newspaper article The Topeka Capital-Journal

Topekan Claims She Saw Anteater ; Woman Spotted Creature near Quinton Heights

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A Topeka woman spotted what she believes to have been an anteater walking outside her southwest Topeka home.

Zephyr Williams said she was inside her home June 25 when she saw the creature walking outside.

"It went across my yard to the tree planted in my yard and he just stayed there, looking for ants I suppose," Williams said.

She said she didn't have a camera to take a photograph of the animal, which she estimated to be 48 to 60 inches in length.

She said she was worried the animal would come toward her house, so she took action.

"I opened the door and hollered at him and he started running," Williams said.

This isn't the first time Williams has seen a misplaced critter in the area. …

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