Seven-banded Armadillo (Dasypus septemcinctus)
also known as the Long-nosed Armadillo, the seven-banded armadillo is a species of armadillo (Cingulata) which is native to South America, where it occurs in Paraguay, Argentina, Bolivia, and Brazil. Seven-banded armadillos are solitary and nocturnal animals, occurring in dry habitats outside of rainforest regions. At night seven-banded armadillos will emerge from their burrows to feed on a range of insects and other various terrestrial invertebrates.
Image: Birmingham Museums Trust