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Armadillos are one of the oldest groups of mammals. Once thought to be closely related to turtles because of their tough protective…
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Information on the nine-banded armadillo is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.…
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Discovered as recently as 1980, the Chacoan naked-tailed armadillo is the smallest of the four species of naked-tailed armadillo. Like other…
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The pichi is a small, hairy armadillo with the southernmost distribution of any species in the armadillo family. Like other armadillos, the…
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Information on the lesser fairy armadillo is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.…
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Until its rediscovery in the early 1990s, it was believed that the Brazilian three-banded armadillo (Tolypeutes tricinctus) had become…
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The southern three banded armadillo is remarkable for being one of the few armadillo species capable of rolling into a ball. The…
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Armadillos are one of the oldest groups of mammals and have a quirky appearance, possessing a tough shell composed of bony plates in the…
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As its common name suggests, the southern long-nosed armadillo has a distinctive, elongated snout, which helps it to seek out food as it…
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Information on the southern naked-tailed armadillo (Cabassous unicinctus) is currently being researched and written and will appear here…
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