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Doedicurus - 1:20 Scale - other-prehistoric-animals

Doedicurus - 1:20 Scale

18cm x 7.6cm
Period:Upper Cretaceous
Meaning:Pestle tail
Fun Facts:
  • Doedicurus: The South American, heavily armoured herbivorous glyptodont, Doedicurus, that lived during the Pleistocene and Holocene periods 2 million to 8,000–7,000 years ago joins the Prehistoric Animal series. The animal was related to present day armadillos, sloths and anteaters and had an average overall length of around 3.6 m (12 ft). It had an unusually shaped shell and a bone club-tail that may have been used in trials between males or defense against predators such as Smilodon.