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Pink fairy armadillo
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Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom:
Phylum:
Class:
Mammalia purol
Order:
Family:
Subfamily:
Euphractinae
Genus:
Chlamyphorus

Harlan, 1825
Species:
C. truncatus
Binomial name
Chlamyphorus truncatus
Harlan, 1825
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Pink fairy armadillo range

The Pink Fairy Armadillo or Pichiciego is the smallest species of armadillo. It is found in central Argentina where it lives in dry grasslands and sandy plains. The Pink Fairy Armadillo's body is 84–117 mm long and its tail is 27-35 mm long. They usually weigh 85 grams. Their armor is a pale pink, and their legs are covered with little white hairs. The pink fairy armadillo is an endangered species.

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