fairy armadillo


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Related to fairy armadillo: Chlamyphorus truncatus
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Noun1.fairy armadillo - very small Argentine armadillo with pale silky hair and pink plates on head and neckfairy armadillo - very small Argentine armadillo with pale silky hair and pink plates on head and neck
armadillo - burrowing chiefly nocturnal mammal with body covered with strong horny plates
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Some of the expressions are magnificent, like the embarrassed Lesser Fairy Armadillo or the sneaky Banded Linsang.
"The pink fairy armadillo is probably one of the most interesting I have come across but I am yet to see it in its natural habitat.
While its range expands and its numbers increase, most of its relatives are declining, and at least one species, the Pink Fairy Armadillo (a native of Argentina), is endangered.
& The Pink Fairy Armadillo is just nine centimetres long.
Despite being a relatively hostile, dry environment, it's home to rare wildlife such as the giant peccary and fairy armadillo. The WLT has worked with Guyra Paraguay since 2005, when it first established a programme of land purchases to create a network of private nature reserves.
The naturalist goes in search of an armour-plated mammal known as the pink fairy armadillo.