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Giant Armadillo Skulls Replicas Models
Product Code: RS303
Giant Armadillo Skulls Replicas Models - Priodontes maximus - found in most of South America east of the Andes, North West Venezuela to North East Argentina. 

Skull Size: 7.3 inches or 19cm
Museum quality replicas are cast in durable Polyurethane resins.
Made in USA

Giant Armadillo (Priodontes maximus), colloquially tatou, ocarro, tatu-canastra or tatú carreta, is the largest living species of armadillo (although the extinct glyptodonts were much larger). It was once found widely throughout the tropical forests of South America and now ranges throughout varied habitat as far south as northern Argentina. This species is considered vulnerable to extinction.

Giant Armadillos typically weigh around 18.7–32.5 kg (41–72 lb) when fully grown, however a 54 kg (119 lb) specimen has been weighed in the wild and captive specimens have been weighed up to 80 kg (180 lb). The typical length of the species is 75–100 cm (30–39 in), with the tail adding another 50 cm (20 in). 

Basic Diet. Most armadillo species forage in the early morning and evening hours for a variety of invertebrates and insects, including beetles, grubs, and worms. Because, like many burrowing animals, armadillos tend to have extremely poor eyesight, their hunting skills rely on their abilities to smell their food.



Price: $109.00


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