giant armadillo giant armadillo


  • (n) about three feet long exclusive of tail



  • A giant armadillo with a shell 12 ft.


  • Armored giant turns out to be vital ecosystem engineer

    The giant armadillo (Priodontes maximus) is not called a giant for nothing: it weighs as much as a large dog and grows longer than the world's biggest tortoise. However, despite its gigantism, many people in its range—from the Amazon to the Pantanal—don't even know it exists or believe it to be more mythology than reality. This is a rare megafauna that has long eluded not only scientific study ...
    on October 25, 2013     Source: Environmental News Network

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