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Armour

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  1. Armor in animals is external or superficial protection against attack by predators, formed as part of the body (rather than the behavioural use of protective external objects), usually through the hardening of body tissues, outgrowths or secretions

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  2. has therefore mostly developed in 'prey' species

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  3. external body protection developed by animals

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  4. Armored structures are usually composed of hardened mineral deposits, chitin, bone or keratin

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  5. evident on numerous animal species from both current and prehistoric times. Dinosaurs such as Ankylosaurus, as well as other Thyreophora (armored dinosaurs such as Ankylosauria and Stegosauria), grew thick plate-like armor on their bodies as well as

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