Read more about the article Ancient Armadillo Weighed A Tonne, Say Experts Who Unearthed Its Arm
Picture shows the fossilized arm of an animal that lived during the Ensenadense Age, more than 700,000 years ago, undated. (Museo Paleontologico de San Pedro/Newsflash)

Ancient Armadillo Weighed A Tonne, Say Experts Who Unearthed Its Arm

Astonished archaeologists have unearthed a 700,000-year-old fossilised armadillo arm during an excavation at a concrete manufacturer's mine. The arm - found in Argentina - is almost three feet long by itself. Previous studies say the ancient giant armadillo species was the size of a Volkswagen Beetle and weighed around a…

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Read more about the article Cute Armadillo Babies Rescued In Field After Mum Killed By Predator
An adult armadillo. (Newsflash)

Cute Armadillo Babies Rescued In Field After Mum Killed By Predator

These cute armadillo babies have been rescued from a field in Colombia after their mother was probably killed by a predator. The Centre for Care and Assessment (CAV) of the Regional Autonomous Corporation of Valle del Cauca (CVC) said the baby armadillos were found in the rural municipality of La…

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Read more about the article Cute Baby Armadillo Born At US Zoo Is So Small It Can Fit In Palm Of Hand
At 2-weeks-old, the pup weighs half a pound and can fit into the palm of your hand. (Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium/Newsflash)

Cute Baby Armadillo Born At US Zoo Is So Small It Can Fit In Palm Of Hand

This cute baby armadillo has been born to first-time parents Vespa and Scooter at a US zoo and as can be seen in this footage of it crawling around on a blanket it is so small it can fit in the palm of a human hand. The southern three-banded armadillo…

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Read more about the article Cute Moment Armadillo Shivers As It Warms Itself Up Next To Campfire
Animal warms at a beach fire in La Pampa in Argentina, in July 2021.

Cute Moment Armadillo Shivers As It Warms Itself Up Next To Campfire

This is the cute moment an armadillo shivers as it warms itself up beside a rural worker's campfire. The footage was filmed by TikTok user 'Rarra57' in the Argentine province of La Pampa amid low temperatures, strong winds and snowfall throughout the South American nation. La Pampa was one of…

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Read more about the article Armadillo Plied With Alcohol Then Thrown In Air By Its Tail During Election Celebration
The woman, making an armadillo drink, during an election celebration

Armadillo Plied With Alcohol Then Thrown In Air By Its Tail During Election Celebration

This is the moment a woman gives an armadillo alcohol during election celebrations in Brazil, before dragging it along the ground with a motorbike. The incident was filmed in the municipality of Caridade in the north-eastern state of Ceara, following municipal elections on 15th November. The revellers were celebrating the…

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Read more about the article Ancient Extinct Armadillo Fossils On Brit Battleground
The remains of armadillo found in the river

Ancient Extinct Armadillo Fossils On Brit Battleground

Unusually low water levels in a South American river have uncovered remains from a 700,000-year-old extinct armadillo species on the site of a historic battle, when a British fleet attacked Argentinian forces to gain access inland via the Parana River. The fossils, which included shattered pieces from the now-extinct animal's…

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Read more about the article VW-Sized Prehistoric Armadillo Remains Found In Riverbed
Detail of the works done in the glyptodonts found in the riverbed

VW-Sized Prehistoric Armadillo Remains Found In Riverbed

An Argentine farmer has found the 20,000-year-old remains of four prehistoric armadillos that could grow to the size of a Volkswagen Beetle at the bottom of a dried-out riverbed. Local media said that the farmer stumbled across the four glyptodonts (Glyptodon reticulatus), a heavily armoured mammal that lived during the…

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Read more about the article Tourists Find 120,000yo Prehistoric Armadillo At Beach
The finding of a glyptodont

Tourists Find 120,000yo Prehistoric Armadillo At Beach

This is the moment a team of palaeontologists clear the soil around the shell of a 120,000-year-old prehistoric armadillo after a little girl found it while out walking with her family on holiday. The prehistoric remains were found at Redonda Beach in the coastal city of Mar del Plata in…

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Read more about the article 10,000yo Ancient Armadillo Shell Found By Fishermen
The moment of the discovery

10,000yo Ancient Armadillo Shell Found By Fishermen

This is the moment a group of friends unearth the enormous protective shell of an ancient armadillo that roamed the Earth 10,000 years ago. The group found the Glyptodon, a large, heavily armoured mammal that lived during the Pleistocene epoch and were relatives of present-day armadillos, while fishing in the…

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Read more about the article Amazon Firefighter Gives Water To Cute Armadillo Cub
The firefighter giving water to animals

Amazon Firefighter Gives Water To Cute Armadillo Cub

This image shows a big-hearted firefighter giving water to an adorable armadillo cub after it approached him in an area devastated by flames in a state ravaged by the Amazon rainforest fires. This picture of the firefighter, Sergeant Pedro Ribas Alves with the armadillo was taken between the municipalities of…

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