The giant armadillo, native to South America, is the largest of the armadillos with a weight of over 120 pounds. This species is nocturnal, foraging for food at night. The giant armadillo is an insectivore, a specialized carnivore, eating mainly insects and other small invertebrates. When this species is threatened, they will use their large claws for defense or to dig an escape.
Skull Length: 20cm (7.8in)
Origin: South America
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