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Six-banded armadillo

Euphractus sexcinctus

Description:

The mascot for Brazil Wolrd Cup 2014

1 Species ID Suggestions

Brazilian three-banded armadillo
Tolypeutes tricinctus Brazilian three-banded armadillo


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3 Comments

zapabio
zapabio 11 years ago

No, it's not the T. tricinctus, they doesn't occur in Pantanal and doesn't have so many bands...

mauna Kunzah
mauna Kunzah 11 years ago

And the Brazilian three-banded armadillo seems hair, while the one in your spotting is not.

mauna Kunzah
mauna Kunzah 11 years ago

I'm not totally sure, because there are a few other species endemic to Brazil, such as the Southern naked-tailed armadillo.

zapabio
Spotted by
zapabio

MS, Brazil

Spotted on Apr 24, 2011
Submitted on Sep 22, 2012

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