Panochthus is an extinct genus of glyptodont, which lived in the Gran Chaco-Pampean region of Argentina, Brazil , Bolivia, Paraguay and Uruguay during the Pleistocene epoch.

It could reach 3 meters (10 ft) in length and a weight up to 1,500 kilograms (3,300 lb) the upper skull and the body were protected by hemispherical armor composed of hundreds of rounded scales. The tail, short and wedge-shaped, consisted of small bony bands with small spikes used for defense.

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Jurassic World: The Game

see Panochthus/JW: TG

Panochthus makes an appearance as a creatable Cenozoic creature. It is classed as a Legendary Cavern creature.


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