What are these huge, strange animals with four legs, a shell, and a spiked tail? Meet the glyptodont, a prehistoric animal from the time of the mammoths. Scientists have found out many facts about this incredible animal, and here are a few of them.
What did glyptodonts eat?
How large were glyptodonts?
How fast could they move?
What is their shell made of?
What were all the tiny holes in the shell for?
Find out more about the glyptodont and amaze your family and friends with these fun facts.
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