Animal Size

Greater fairy armadillo size: How big do they get?

How big does a Greater fairy armadillo get? Here is an overview over the average adult age:

A grown Greater fairy armadillo (Chlamyphorus retusus) reaches an average size of 15.7 cm (0′ 7″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). Usually, they reach an age of 12 years. A full-grown exemplary reaches roughly 130 grams (0.29 lbs). The Greater fairy armadillo (genus: Chlamyphorus) is a member of the family Dasypodidae.

As a reference: Humans reach an average body size of 1.65m (5′ 5″) while carrying 62 kg (137 lbs). A human woman is pregnant for 280 days (40 weeks) and on average become 75 years old.

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The greater fairy armadillo (Calyptophractus retusus), also known as Burmeister’s armadillo or the Chacoan fairy armadillo, is a species of armadillo in the family Chlamyphoridae. It is found in Argentina, Bolivia, and Paraguay. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry shrubland and subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland. It is threatened by habitat loss. It is the only species in the genus Calyptophractus.

Animals of the same family as a Greater fairy armadillo

We found other animals of the Dasypodidae family:

Animals with the same size as a Greater fairy armadillo

Not that size really matters, but it makes things comparable. So here are a couple of animals that are as big as Greater fairy armadillo:

Animals with the same life expectancy as a Greater fairy armadillo

Completely different animals, but becoming as old as a Greater fairy armadillo:

Animals with the same weight as a Greater fairy armadillo

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Chlamyphorus retusus: