giant armadillo

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Noun1.giant armadillo - about three feet long exclusive of tailgiant armadillo - about three feet long exclusive of tail
armadillo - burrowing chiefly nocturnal mammal with body covered with strong horny plates
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New records of giant armadillo Priodontes maximus (Cingulata: Dasypodidae) at Serra do Amolar, Pantanal of Brazil.
Camera trapping Priodontes maximus in the dry forests of Santa Cruz, Bolivia.
PRIODONTES MAXIMUS (CINGULATA, DASYPODIDAE) IN THE RESERVA PARTICULAR DO PATRIMONIO NATURAL VALE ENCANTADO, TRIANGULO MINEIRO, SOUTHEASTERN BRAZIL
The giant armadillo, Priodontes maximus (Dasypodidae), is the largest living armadillo, with an average length of 90.
On the other hand, Priodontes maximus (Kerr, 1792) (giant armadillo) and Leopardus pardalis (Linnaeus, 1758) (ocelot) had identical abundance index over the two seasons.
Priodontes maximus (Kerr, 1792) (armadillo gigante) y Leopardus pardalis (Linnaeus, 1758) (ocelote) se destacaron por presentar un indice de abundancia identico entre las dos estaciones (Cuadro 1).
The giant armadillo, Priodontes maximus, is considered to be rare throughout its geographic distribution, and endangered (EN A1cd, IUCN 2002; Appendix I, CITES 2003) from continued habitat conversion and hunting.
After a total effort of over 17,000 trap-nights, distributed across four sites (Table 1), we obtained 33 records of Priodontes maximus.
Las menos frecuentes y para las cuales se requiere mayor esfuerzo de observacion fueron Myrmecophaga tridactyla y Priodontes maximus (Tabla 2).