Seven-banded armadillo

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Seven-banded armadillo

Order : Xenarthra
Family : Dasypodidae
Subfamily : Dasypodinae
Species : Dasypus septemcinctus


Keywords: nocturnal

The Brazilian lesser long-nosed armadillo, seven-banded armadillo is listed as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Namings for the sevenbanded armadillo
A young / baby of a sevenbanded armadillo is called a 'pup'. The females are called 'zed' and males 'lister'. A sevenbanded armadillo group is called a 'fez'.
Some facts about the
Seven-banded armadillo

Adult weight : 1.475 kg (3.245 lbs)

Maximum longevity : 17 years

Female maturity :274 days

Gestation : 132 days

Litter size : 6

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