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Granbury, Texas: World's Largest Armadillo (Closed)

Welding artist Marc Rankin's 48 feet long armadillo, Killer, was certified as the world's largest.

Private property, not generally visible.

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World's Largest Armadillo

The armadillo is safely nestled behind someone's gated private property. You can see it from the road but it's about 150 yards away, so it is difficult to take photos. Don't go all Lone Ranger and try to hop the fence. There is a camera watching the gate and this is Texas y'all... use a selfie stick if you want to survive this photo op!

[Lori, 07/11/2019]

Seems too far away to merit a stop! Unmapping.

Killer the Armadillo.

World's Largest Armadillo

"Killer" is registered with the Guinness Book Of World Records as the world's largest armadillo -- 48 feet long and 4 1/2 tons. According to the Fall Creek Farms website, Artist Marc Rankin's "large and unusual creations are well known landmarks around the Lone Star State, and Killer is one of his most recognizable works."

A million plus people saw Killer in 2002 -- it was the centerpiece of the Six Flags Best of Texas exhibit. Killer is currently visible during picking seasons at Fall Creek Farms.

[Cullen Crisp, 03/18/2012]

Count us among Killer's fans -- we encountered him in 2002 at Six Flags in Arlington, between the parking lot and the entrance, so hard to miss.

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