Pink Fairy Armadillo. The pink fairy armadillo (Chlamyphorus truncatus) or pichiciego is the smallest species of armadillo (mammals of the family Dasypodidae, mostly known for having a bony armor shell). It is found in central Argentina, where it inhabits dry grasslands and sandy plains with thorn bushes and cacti.The pink fairy armadillo is approximately 90–115 mm (3.5-4.5 inches) long, excluding the tail, and is pale rose or pink in color. It has the ability to bury itself completely in a matter of seconds if frightened. Images: Mariella Superina/Paul Vogt
Found this old photo of mine. Taken at Capilano Suspension Bridge with my Pentax K1000. Circa 2005?
the earth is so beautiful