An armadillo crocodile (Armadillosuchus modernus) is a species of sphagesaurid crocodylomorph that originally lived in what is now Brazil during the Late Cretaceous and was once extinct, but has since been brought back from extinction by SciiFii and introduced to modern Brazil to help boost biodiversity. It is a rather average-sized crocodilian, growing to be around 2 meters (6.6 feet) with a weight of 120 kg (260 lb). Like some other sphagesaurids, the armadillo crocodile share a number of mammal-like features in their teeth and jaws, although they are unrelated to mammals. The armadillo crocodile is especially mammal-like in that it has heavy body armor characterized by flexible bands and rigid shields that covered its back, less like the traditional osteoderms that line the backs of most crurotarsans and more like that of an armadillo, hence its name. Because of its unique morphology, it is a terrestrial and has possibly fossorial lifestyle, digging through the dirt and mainly feed on smaller animals and some types of plants such tubers. The conservation status of the armadillo crocodile is Least Concern due to successful conservation efforts, the armadillo crocodile's wide range (which is expanding and their populations are increasing in numbers), and their ability to adapt to life in the cities and suburbs.
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