Though the giant armadillo
is the subject of this Nature program, "Hotel Armadillo" will help us to better understand the nature of armadillos and their place in their native ecosystems and now Illinois.
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
, Priodontes maximus (Dasypodidae), is the largest living armadillo, with an average length of 90.00 cm and a mass of about 30.00-40.00 kg.
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.
Glyptodont (giant armadillo
) THESE shell-shockers were the size of a VW Beetle and looked very much like our modern day armadillos.
Being stood on by a giant armadillo
in a wind tunnel, for example.
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
. One more student was asked to come up and hold a 2-1/2 foot length of string stretched out to represent the nine-banded armadillo common to our area.