Six-banded Armadillo

The Six-banded Armadillo (Euphractus sexcinctus), also known as the Yellow Armadillo, is a species of armadillo from South America. It is found in Bolivia, Brazil, Uruguay, Paraguay and isolated population in Suriname. Its body is usually yellowish in color, sometimes tan or light reddish-brown.

It is a solitary nocturnal and land animal. It lives in many habitats from rainforest to grassland, but mainly found on open areas. It is omnivorous, feeding on a wide range of plant and animal matter. It shelters in a den underground.