Three-banded armadillos

Three-banded armadillos

Order : Xenarthra
Family : Dasypodidae
Subfamily : Dasypodinae
Genus : Tolypeutes

 

Animals in the genus Tolypeutes

Brazilian three-banded armadillo
Facts about the genus Tolypeutes, the three-banded armadillos

The survival of several species, including the giant and the three-banded armadillos, is now in doubt because of hunting and encroachment on habitat. (Full text)

The survival of several species, including the giant and the three-banded armadillos, is now in doubt because of hunting and encroachment on habitat. (Full text)

The survival of several species, including the giant and the three-banded armadillos, is now in doubt because of hunting and encroachment on habitat (again.

The survival of several species, including the giant and the three-banded armadillos, is now in doubt because of hunting and encroachment on habitat (see Endangered Species).

The survival of several species, including the giant and the three-banded armadillos, is now in doubt because of hunting and encroachment on habitat and they are among the Endangered Species. (Full text)

Three-banded armadillos are blackish brown in color.

Three-banded armadillos are 13-17 inches long with a 2-3 inch tail.

Three-banded armadillos are solitary except in the breeding season. (Full text)

Three-banded armadillos are usually solitary but occasionally come together during cold weather and breeding season.

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