Andean hairy armadillo

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Andean hairy armadillo

Order : Xenarthra
Family : Dasypodidae
Subfamily : Dasypodinae
Species : Chaetophractus nationi

 

The Andean hairy armadillo, bolivian hairy armadillo is listed as Vulnerable (VU), considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Namings for the Andean hairy armadillo
A young / baby of a Andean hairy armadillo is called a 'pup'. The females are called 'zed' and males 'lister'. A Andean hairy armadillo group is called a 'fez'.
Countries
Bolivia and Chile
Some facts about the
Andean hairy armadillo

Adult weight : 2.15 kg (4.73 lbs)

Litter size : 2

Basal metabolic rate : 3 W

Body mass : 2.15 kg (4.73 lbs)

Temperature : 35.85 °C (96.53 °F)

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