Flaubert is Benjamina Gunn's pet anteater in Muppet Treasure Island.

After eighteen years of inactivity, Flaubert appeared in a BuzzFeedvideo promoting Muppets Most Wanted in March 2014 and had a cameo in the 2014 film in the background of the Madrid Tour during the El Muppet Show theme, a wedding guest at the Tower of London wedding, and the gulag finale. He also made a cameo in the trailer for The Muppets (TV series) and appeared in a few episodes of the series. He also appeared at the Hollywood Bowl during the Parade of Obscure Muppets segment.