(1) The land bridge allowed the South American armadillo , porcupine, opossum, and ground sloths to colonize the north, as well as the unique South American notoungulates.(2) The armadillo , ground sloth, opposums, and phorusrhacid birds were among the animals that migrated North from South America.(3) Every time he came up to our place for a visit, all I would hear was u2018my armadillo thisu2019 and u2018my armadillo that.u2019(4) In Florida's Marion County, Interstate 75 cuts right through a state-long swath of greenway that's habitat for bobcats, opossums, and armadillos .(5) Several groups of xenarthrans successfully crossed the Central American land bridge to North America when it formed in the Pliocene; these included a number of kinds of ground sloths and armadillos .(6) In South America, a group known as the Xenarthrans developed, today represented by the anteaters, sloths and armadillos .(7) Living xenarthrans are represented by three morphologically distinct lineages: armored armadillos , toothless anteaters, and phyllophagous tree-sloths.(8) As floodwaters turned hilltops into islands, a key group of animals - predators such as jaguars, harpy eagles, and armadillos - disappeared from the islands.(9) Originally known only from central and southern Texas, 9-banded armadillos have recently been found as far north as Nebraska.(10) The sloths and armadillos are rather odd mammals characteristic of South America.(11) South America was also home to living species of armadillos and sloths.(12) The island is a natural habitat for abundant wildlife, with alligators (look for them lazing in the sun in Myrtle Pond), fallow deer, river otter, and armadillos .(13) The placental mammals include such diverse forms as whales, bats, elephants, shrews, and armadillos .(14) Accessible only by boat, the island provides a natural habitat for a diverse community of wildlife including alligators, fallow deer, dolphins, river otters, and armadillos .(15) U2018Some looked like reptilian armadillos or cats, and others looked like little dinosaurs,u2019 Nesbitt said.(16) Raccoons, bob cats and armadillos roam the land and gentle manatees (sea cows) swim in the waters of the Indian River.