| Latin Name
| Conservation Status
||35 - 45 cms (14 - 18 inches)
||6 - 8 cms (2.4 - 3.1 inches)
||1.5 Kgs (3.3 lbs)
| Life Expectancy
Brazilian Three-Banded Armadillos are endemic to Brazil, South America.
There are no subspecies of the Brazilian Three-Banded Armadillo.
The word armadillo is Spanish for "little armored one"
In Brazil they are known as tatu-bola.
The Southern Three-Banded Armadillo and the Brazilian Three-Banded Armadillo are the only two species of armadillo that can completely roll themselves into a ball to defend themselves from predators.
Southern Three-Banded Armadillo