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Seven-Banded Armadillo

Seven-Banded Armadillo

Introduction

Head-Body Length: 20-30.5 cm
Height: They are extensive burrowers, with a single animal sometimes maintaining up to 12 burrows on its range. These burrows are roughly 8 in (20 cm) wide, 7 ft (2.1 m) deep, and 25 ft (7.6 m) long.
Weight: 1.45-1.8 kg
Identification:The body of the seven-banded armadillo is entirely covered in cornfield plates. They usually have 6-7 mobile bands. Occasionally, there are eight mobile bands, attached to the pelvic shield and only mobile at the sides. The armor of the seven-banded armadillo is darker at the sides than the nine-banded species.
Habitat: Open grasslands
Diet: Omnivore: larvae, worms, mushrooms and fruits
Reproduction: Gestation is usually about 140 days. There are 4-12 born per litter.
Behavior: The seven-banded armadillo is primarily nocturnal.
Status: No special status

 Interesting-Facts: All species of armadillo have lost their canine teeth through evolution. The enemies of the seven-banded armadillo include the maned dog and the coyote.

Social Structure: The social structure of this armadillo is variable; sometimes they are solitary and other times they are found in groups.

Geographic: Eastern South America Date:1976-01 Subjects: Dasypus
Armadillos
Xenarthra
Mammals
Vertebrates
Chordata

KEY FACTS

Name Seven-Banded Armadillo
Origin The seven-banded, long-nosed armadillo or just seven-banded armadillo, Dasypus septemcinctus, is a species of armadillo from South America found in Paraguay, Argentina, Bolivia and Brazil.
Size 20-30.5 cm
Litter Size There are 4-12 born per litter
Life span Gestation lasts from 60 to 140 days, depending on species, although the nine-banded armadillo also exhibits delayed implantation, so the young are not typically born for eight months after mating.
Reproduction Gestation is usually about 140 days. There are 4-12 born per litter.
Height They are extensive burrowers, with a single animal sometimes maintaining up to 12 burrows on its range. These burrows are roughly 8 in (20 cm) wide, 7 ft (2.1 m) deep, and 25 ft (7.6 m) long.
Weight 1.45-1.8 kg
Colors Armadillos have a wide range of colors. They can be pink, red, black, gray or yellow.

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scientific classification

Kingdom – Animalia
Phylum – Chordata
Class – Mammalia
Order – Xenarthra
Family – Dasypodidae
Genus – Dasypus
Genus SpeciesDasypus septemcincus

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