Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Peba (Tatusia novemcincta), an armadillo (q.v.) ranging from Texas to Paraguay. It is about thirty inches long, of which the tail counts for nearly half. There may be seven or nine bands in the carapace; there is a pair of teats in the groin as well as on the breast, and from four to ten young are produced at a birth.