Pink Fairy Armadillo

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Have you ever heard of a “Pink Fairy Armadillo?”


Also known as; “Pichiciego” is the smallest species of armadillo, first described by Richard Harlan in 1825. This solitary, desert-adapted animal is endemic to central Argentina and can be found inhabiting sandy plains, dunes, and scrubby grasslands. Information from Wikipedia


More information from Wikipedia “Pink Fairy” armadillos have small eyes, silky yellowish white fur, and a flexible dorsal shell that is solely attached to its body by a thin dorsal membrane.

In addition, its spatula-shaped tail protrudes from a vertical plate at the blunt rear of its shell.

This creature exhibits nocturnal and solitary habits and has a diet that is mainly composed of insectswormssnails, and various plant parts.”

Wikipedia has a lot more information on this little creature. Give it a try, very interesting to say the least.

Have a great day! Hope
Pink Fairy Armadillo found on Google search for “funny animal names”.
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