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Armadillos are small placental mammals, known for having a leathery armor shell. Dasypodidae is the only surviving family in the order Cingulata, part of the superorder Xenarthra along with the anteaters and sloths. Armadillos are prolific diggers with sharp claws. Many species use their sharp claws to dig for food, such as grubs, and to dig dens.

What Do Armadillos Eat?

What do Armadillo's Eat?

Like the anteater, the armadillo has a long sticky tongue for consuming insects; they use their claws and powerful front legs to dig into ant or termite nests, and then lap up the insects with their tongue.The diet of an armadillo consists of a variety of insects, including ants and termites, and vegetation.

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