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.
Despite being a relatively hostile, dry environment, it's home to rare wildlife such as the giant peccary and fairy armadillo.
Here, he faces one of his strangest challenges yet: to seek out the curiously named pink fairy armadillo.
The naturalist goes in search of an armourplated mammal known as the pink fairy armadillo.