Southern Three-Banded Armadillo

Southern Three-Banded Armadillo


Southern Three-Banded Armadillo Range Map (South America)
Southern Three-Banded Armadillo
Range Map (South America)
Attribution: IUCN, species assessors & spatial data authors



Latin Name Tolypeutes matacus
Conservation Status Near Threatened
Location South America
Colour Yellow/Brown
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Life Expectancy

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Habitat

Southern Three-Banded Armadillos are found in Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Bolivia, South America.

Subspecies

There are no subspecies of the Southern Three-Banded Armadillo.

Interesting Facts

The word armadillo is Spanish for "little armored one"

The Southern Three-Banded Armadillo is also known as:
La Plata Three-Banded Armadillo

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.

Similar Animals

Brazilian Three-Banded Armadillo

 


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