Fairy armadillos and pichiciegos

Fairy armadillos and pichiciegos

Order : Xenarthra
Family : Dasypodidae
Subfamily : Chlamyphorinae

 

Facts about the subfamily Chlamyphorinae, the fairy armadillos and pichiciegos

(Yes, pink fairy armadillos are real animals, they are native to Argentina and endangered.

Conservation Status The pink fairy armadillos are declining in number due to the spread of human civilization, and they are considered quite rare.

However, young greater fairy armadillos are able to walk within hours of birth. (Full text)

The giant armadillo may be as much as 60 kg, while the fairy armadillos are less than 100 grams. (Full text)

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