hairy armadillo

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  • The hairy armadillo alone has struck out a line for itself. Cited from The Naturalist in La Plata, by W. H. Hudson
  • Unlike some other armadillos, the big hairy armadillo has not experienced s drastic change in its territory.
  • It is not, therefore, strange that at all seasons, and even when other animals are starving, the hairy armadillo is always fat and vigorous. Cited from The Naturalist in La Plata, by W. H. Hudson
  • The lesser hairy armadillo can usually be found in higher altitudes because its smaller size and slower metabolic rate helps it survive in areas with less food.
  • By-and-by, a hairy armadillo appeared trotting directly towards it. Cited from The Naturalist in La Plata, by W. H. Hudson
  • The hairy armadillo will, doubtless, long survive all the other armadillos, and on this account alone it will have an ever-increasing interest for the naturalist. Cited from The Naturalist in La Plata, by W. H. Hudson
  • A parallel case is, perhaps, to be found in the hairy armadillo, an extremely versatile and intelligent animal, although only an edentate. Cited from The Naturalist in La Plata, by W. H. Hudson
  • I do not know of a more striking instance in the animal kingdom of adaptation of structure to habit than is afforded by the hairy armadillo -- Dasypus villosus. Cited from The Naturalist in La Plata, by W. H. Hudson
  • Chaetophractus villosus or the big hairy armadillo is the most abundant species of armadillo in Argentina.
  • The screaming hairy armadillo is a burrowing armadillo of arid areas from low to high altitudes.
  • The fourth, and most important, is the hairy armadillo, with habits which are in strange contrast to those of its perishing congeners, and which seem to mock many hard-and-fast rules concerning animal life. Cited from The Naturalist in La Plata, by W. H. Hudson
  • The genus Chaetophractus consists of two species, C. vellerosus (screaming hairy armadillo) and C. villosus.
  • Other mammals include the cougar, Andean mountain cat, Andean fox, and the Andean hairy armadillo.
  • The big hairy armadillo or large hairy armadillo, Chaetophractus villosus, of the family Dasypodidae, is one of the largest and most numerous armadillos in South America.
  • The only mammal I saw on the walk was a rather hairy armadillo, with a flexible tail, which I picked up and brought back to Miller -- it showed none of the speed of the nine-banded armadillos we met on our jaguar-hunt. Cited from Through the Brazilian Wilderness, by Theodore Roosevelt
  • The gaucho is inordinately fond of the two gamiest-flavoured animals in the pampas -- the ostrich or rhea and the hairy armadillo. Cited from Far Away and Long Ago, by W. H. Hudson
  • The screaming hairy armadillo (Chaetophractus vellerosus) is a species of armadillo also known as the small screaming armadillo, crying armadillo or the small hairy armadillo.