Glyptodon was a large, armored mammal of the subfamily Glyptodontinae (
glyptodonts), a relative of armadillos that lived during the Pleistocene epoch. It
Apr 7, 2015 ... The Glyptodon is an extinct armadillo ancestor that lived during the Pleistocene
Epoch. Scientists typically compare it to the Volkswagen Beetle, ...
The prehistoric armadillo Glyptodon was the size of a Volkswagen Beetle.
Information about Glyptodon and other prehistoric creatures.
Glyptodon is part of the superorder of placental mammals known as Xenarthra.
This clade of mammals includes anteaters, tree sloths, extinct ground sloths, ...
Glyptodon (Glyptodon Owen, 1839). Order: Pilosa. Family: Glyptodontidae. Time
period: late Pliocene - late Pleistocene of America (3 Ma – 11,000 years ago).
Feb 2, 2011 ... Extra Armor Gave Glyptodon an Edge. Killing a glyptodont was no easy task.
Prehistoric, bad-ass cousins of modern armadillos, these large ...
While not much is known about the behavior of the ancient glyptodon,
paleontologists glean facts about the mammal's location, habitat and diet from
fossils and ...
Jun 30, 2014 ... Glyptodon was one of the biggest ancient armadillos. Fossils of this mammal
have been found in Argentina, South America. It was about the ...
Glyptodon printout. Glyptodon was one of the biggest ancient armadillos from the
Ice Ages. This car-sized mammal had heavy body armor on its back and head.