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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The giant armadillo (Priodontes maximus) in the Argentine Chaco
The biggest section is on individual species, among them clouded leopards, spotted fanaloka, masked palm civet, dingo, Malay weasel, Brazilian tapir, chimpanzee, giant armadillo, Thomas' flying squirrel, and black cod.
The giant armadillo is evaluated as a rare species, particularly in eastern and south-eastern regions of Brazil, and the accelerated expansion of agricultural lands is affecting its home habitat (Silva 1984, Nowak 1999, Anacleto & Marinho-Filho 2001).
Muscat: Green and yellow flags, giant armadillo mascots, and about 100 excited football fans filled the Brazilian Embassy in Muscat on Thursday night to watch the 2014 FIFA World Cup opening ceremonies and first match.
2) Red-brocket Deer 3) White-lipped Peccari 4) Short-eared Dog 5) Giant Armadillo
Being stood on by a giant armadillo in a wind tunnel, for example.
THE GIANT ARMADILLO (MAMMALIA, XENARTHRA, PAMPATHERIIDAE) FROM THE LATE BLANCAN--EARLY IRVINGTONIAN OF TOMAYATE RIVER, EL SALVADOR, CENTRAL AMERICA
It features a wide array of unique plant and animal species including the giant anteater, giant armadillo, jaguar and maned wolf.
They also are home to several endangered animal species, including the northern bearded saki monkey, jaguars, giant anteaters, the giant armadillo, and the ariranha or giant Amazon otter.
Located in a remoted corner of Paraguay, close to the border of Brazil and Bolivia, the new 4,000-hectare reserve will protect seven species of armadillo, including the giant armadillo, which can grow to the size of a Shetland pony, and the small hairy armadillo.
Two more students were asked to come up and hold a 5-foot length of string stretched out to represent the largest variety, the giant armadillo.
To some it's a glowing symbol of a bright Welsh cultural future - to others it's a giant armadillo.