giant armadillo


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Synonyms for giant armadillo

about three feet long exclusive of tail

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In four 50 x 30 m grids where fresh giant armadillo burrows and tracks were observed, we set an additional seven cameras during three months (April-June 2002) at the burrows and along the trails themselves, for a total of 654 trap nights.
Combining records across sites, camera trap records indicate that giant armadillo activity patterns are decidedly nocturnal, beginning at 22:00, with only one day-time record (3%) to date (Figure 2).
The intent to increase capture probabilities by targeting areas where burrows and tracks had been observed failed, with only one photograph of a giant armadillo resulting through this effort.
However, the small number of observations permits only tentative conclusions regarding giant armadillo ecology that require confirmation using alternative methods such as radio-telemetry.
Observations on the diet of the giant armadillo (Priodontes maximus).
During systematic camera trapping surveys conducted for jaguars, we collected photographs of giant armadillos at three of four dry forest (Chaco and Chiquitano) sites surveyed in eastern lowland Bolivia, thus extending the documented distribution of the species.
As a result of an intensive camera trapping study focused on jaguars, we obtained a number of automatically-triggered pictures of giant armadillos from the dry forests of Santa Cruz, Bolivia.
Out of the 20 locations where we observed giant armadillos, three registered multiple individuals: a maximum of three individuals during a two-month survey period, and four individuals over 28 months.
These multiple observations, and indeed all observations of giant armadillos at Tucavaca, occurred both on study trails as well as on the gas pipeline right-of-way road.
Camera trapping as a method to study giant armadillos
Conservation status of giant armadillos in the dry forests of Santa Cruz
Reminiscent of giant armadillos, aetosaurs were widespread during Late Triassic times (230 - 200 million years ago).
After the Ice Age, sea level rise shrunk the landmass into a narrow peninsula populated with a savanna-like span that nourished animals such as mastodons, giant armadillos and saber-toothed felines.
This collection of 19 poems introduces readers to the world's rain forests and their fascinating animals and plants, among them piranhas, walking trees, rainbow lorikeets, jaguars, and giant armadillos.
The mammoths, mastodons, ground sloths, giant armadillos, giant kangaroos, giant lizards, and giant moas all went extinct when primitive people showed up and started hunting them.