Six Banded Armadillo

Natural Habitat

Grasslands and Rain Forests in South America

Diet

Fruit, leaves, vegetables and often items high in protein like eggs

Conservation

Threat Level: Least Concern

Unfortunately the six-banded armadillo is persecuted in the wild, due to their reputation as a crop pest. They are also hunted locally for their meat and for their armoured shell.

Here at the Zoo

Grumpy and Stinky came form Bristol Zoo. They are brothers. Can you guess how they got their names?