Giant armadillo

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Giant armadillo
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Priodontes
Binomial name
Priodontes maximus

The giant armadillo (Priodontes maximus), colloquially tatou, ocarro, tatu-canastra or tatú carreta, is the largest living species of armadillo.

It was once found widely through the tropical forests of eastern South America. It now ranges throughout varied habitat as far south as northern Argentina.