Greater Fairy Armadillo

Greater Fairy Armadillo Range Map (South America)
Greater Fairy Armadillo Range Map
(South America)
Attribution: IUCN, species assessors & spatial data authors

Latin Name Calyptophractus retusus
Conservation Status Data Deficient
Location South America
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Greater Fairy Armadillos can be found in the tropical and sub-tropical shrubland and grasslands of Argentina, Bolivia and Paraguay, South America.


There are no subspecies of the Greater Fairy Armadillo.

Interesting Facts

The word armadillo is Spanish for "little armored one"

Greater Fairy Armadillos are also known as:
Burmeister's Armadillo
Chacoan Fairy Armadillo

Similar Animals

Giant Armadillo
Big Hairy Armadillo
Andean Hairy Armadillo
Screaming Hairy Armadillo
Pink Fairy Armadillo


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