Doedicurus

"Doedicurus"
1997
Illustration board
6"x9"

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The now extinct Doedicurus lived during the Pleistocene epoch and was a member of the family Glyptodontidae. Unlike its modern cousin, the armadillo, Doedicurus was a giant creature more than a dozen feet long!

Vital Statistics

Name: Doedicurus
Length: 13 feet
Weight: up to 2 tons
Time: 1.8 million to 11,000 years ago (Pleistocene epoch)
Place: South America
Diet: plant-eater (herbivore)


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