UCL, GRANT MUSEUM OF ZOOLOGY / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY UCL, GRANT MUSEUM OF ZOOLOGY / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Armadillo. Preserved specimen of the armour of a three-banded armadillo (Tolypeutes sp.) rolled up into a defensive ball. The armour is formed from plates of dermal bone. Armadillos are mammals native to the Americas. Three-banded armadillos roll into a ball when threatened by a predator.
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