by ​Erica Mede, CVT

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Nine Banded Armadillo Care Nine Banded Armadillo Care

Natural History

​The nine banded armadillo, also called the long nose armadillo or simply nine bands, are native to South America, Central America, and a large portion of North America.  They are expanding their home range territory up the northeast side of the country where they can live in warm humid environments.

  • Enclosure
  • Substrate
  • Temperature
  • Humidity
  • Lighting
  • Enrichment
  • Diet