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  • noun Plural form of glyptodont.

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  • Even avocados, prickly pears and papayas used to be gulped down whole, seeds and all, by fridge-sized armadillos called glyptodonts.

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  • Even avocados, prickly pears and papayas used to be gulped down whole, seeds and all, by fridge-sized armadillos called glyptodonts.

    The Fruit Hunters

  • Even avocados, prickly pears and papayas used to be gulped down whole, seeds and all, by fridge-sized armadillos called glyptodonts.

    The Fruit Hunters

  • The armadillos, which were actually rather bulky and huge relatives called glyptodonts, are especially note worthy in that fossils of them do also show a succession of rounder and heavier “chain-mail” armor, fusion of the armor to the pelvis, a shorter and probably trunk-bearing snout, hoof-like feet instead of claws, and a “mace-tail” instead of the armadillo-like tail wrapped in simple ossicles.

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  • As Darwin traveled through South America he picked up the fossilized remains of enormous, extinct, armored mammals which would later come to be known as glyptodonts.

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  • One of the most spectacular pre-industrial extinction events was that of the Pleistocene megafauna -- the saber-toothed cats, mammoths, dire wolves, giant ground sloths, glyptodonts, and all those other animals familiar from museum dioramas.

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  • In 1832 he visited Patagonia and collected the remains of glyptodonts, megatheres and toxodonts.

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  • In 1832 he visited Patagonia and collected the remains of glyptodonts, megatheres and toxodonts.

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  • Limb bone strength and habits in large glyptodonts.

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  • I was thinking about brontornithines hunting glyptodonts by simply walking up to them and kicking through their armour!

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