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dc.coverage.spatialNorthern South America
dc.coverage.spatialCentral South America
dc.coverage.temporal1967-06
dc.creatorGarst, Warren, 1922-2016, photographer
dc.date1967-06
dc.date.accessioned2007-01-03T06:51:05Z
dc.date.available2007-01-03T06:51:05Z
dc.description35 mm slide; color.
dc.descriptionScientific Classification: Kingdom: Animalia; Phylum: Chordata; Class: Mammalia; Order: Xenarthra; Family: Dasypodidae; Genus: Priodontes; Genus species: Priodontes maximus.
dc.descriptionAnimal characteristics: Head-Body Length: 75-100 cm; Weight: up to 60 kg; Identification: The giant armadillo is characterized by the armored and moveable plates along its back. It also has long claws on its forefeet; Habitat: Forests; Diet: Carnivore: ants, termites, other insects, worms, spiders, snakes, carrion; Reproduction: After gestating for four months, female armadillos give birth to one or two young. The young are weaned when they are 1-1.5 months old; Behavior: Armadillos are nocturnal animals. They will often sit on their hind feet, supported by their tail; Status: Endangered; Interesting Facts: The front claws can be up to 20 cm long. The mouth holds 100 small teeth that shed as the armadillo ages.
dc.format.mediumphotographs
dc.format.mediumslides (photographs)
dc.identifierMGARaaaa101274
dc.identifierGarst_18323.tif
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10217/54567
dc.publisherColorado State University. Libraries
dc.relationFinding aid: https://lib2.colostate.edu/archives/findingaids/manuscripts/mgar.html
dc.relation.isformatofSlide no. G18323
dc.relation.ispartofGarst (Warren and Genevieve) Collection
dc.rightsColorado State University owns the rights for this material. Please contact Manuscripts at the CSU Libraries for use information: https://lib.colostate.edu/find/archives-special-collections/
dc.subjectgiant armadillo
dc.subjectedentate
dc.subject.lcshArmadillos
dc.subject.lcshXenarthra
dc.subject.lcshMammals
dc.subject.lcshVertebrates
dc.subject.lcshChordata
dc.titleGiant armadillo standing in grass
dc.typeStillImage
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