Large Hairy Armadillo Chaetophractus villosus

Large Hairy Armadillo
Large Hairy Armadillo
Large Hairy Armadillo
The Large Hairy Armadillo, also called the Big Hairy Armadillo, is native to the southern half of South America.
Large Hairy Armadillo
Large Hairy Armadillo
Like all armadillos, its topside is covered in bony plates for protection.
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Large Hairy Armadillo
Large Hairy Armadillo
Large Hairy Armadillo
The name "hairy" is due to the large amount of fur on the underside compared to other armadillos.
Large Hairy Armadillo
Large Hairy Armadillo
Large Hairy Armadillo
Armadillos are mainly insectivores and, when food is plentiful, mainly nocturnal or crepuscular. If food is less plentiful, they may hunt by day. They are good burrowers for food or shelter.