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Doedicurus and armadillo compared
An glyptodont of the genus Doedicurus from 25,000 years ago is compared to modern armadillos (Dasypus novemcinctus). Doedicurus is five feet tall weighs about 2,200 pounds*, while the armadillos (in this case nine-banded armadillos) are about 20 inches long and each weighing about ten pounds.
* Values are estimates only based upon available paleontological data.
|*AKA Tyrrhenian Stage, Eemian, Sangamonian|
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