There are two species of three-banded armadillos native to South America. They inhabit grasslands, marshes, dry forests and savannah regions. As a defensive measure, three-banded armadillos have the ability to roll completely into a ball. The main diet of this animal is ants and termites, which they can smell through 8 inches of soil.
- The shell can be removed from the skeleton
- Length 26.8cm (10.6in)
- Width 10.4cm (4.1in)
- Height 12.1cm (4.8in)