Armadillo shells are capable of deflecting bullets. A Texan man who tried to shoot an armadillo found himself in the hospital after the bullet bounced back off the animal and hit him in the face. independent.co.uk/news/wo…
Nine-banded armadillos always have litters of identical quadruplets floridamuseum.ufl.edu/sci…
You actually can get Leprosy from an armadillo but 95% of the population is immune to it so catching Leprosy is actually quite hard aad.org/diseases/a-z/lepr…
Armadillos are called "Hoover Hogs" because some Depression-era Americans began eating them (and blamed the crisis on President Hoover). classroom.synonym.com/wha…
A Texas man shot an armadillo and the bullet ricocheted into his face inverse.com/article/35061…
Armadillos can cross streams or rivers either by inflating their intestines to float or by simply holding their breath and walking across the bottom. floridamuseum.ufl.edu/sci…
One Texas man was hospitalized when a bullet he shot at an armadillo ricocheted off the animal and hit him in the jaw. edition-m.cnn.com/2017/08…
Armadillos were made into purses in the 1940s after becoming a source of food in the Great Depression. nationalleathercollection…
Every time an armadillo gives birth, they have identical quadruplets. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Das…
Armadillos are the only know animal to always gift birth to 4 pups at a time. All 4 offspring come from the same egg. armadillo-online.org/fact…
Armadillos give birth to identical quadruplets every time carnegiemnh.org/identical…
A Texas man shot himself in the face after his bullet ricocheted of the armadillo he was trying to shoot. huffingtonpost.com/entry/…
Armadillos carry leprosy and caused a spike of leprosy cases in Florida in 2015 cnn.com/2015/07/21/health…
Today I learned about a man in Texas who tried to shoot an armadillo only to have the bullet ricochet off the shell into the mans face huffpost.com/entry/texas-…
If you live in the United States, the best way to contract leprosy is to eat an armadillo. The next best way is to have a farm of armadillos, as one does. abcnews.go.com/Health/Swi…
Nine-banded armadillos nearly always give birth to identical quadruplets. carnegiemnh.org/identical…
Armadillos of the genus Dasypus (the only ones found in the US) give birth to four genetically identical young that split from the same embryo; i.e. they always have identical quadruplets; they are the only known vertebrate animals to exhibit this "polyembryony" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Das…
Armadillos are a non-native species in the US thst only arrived in Texas in the 1880s. scientificamerican.com/ar…
Armadillos used to grow to the size of a Volkswagen. sciencemag.org/news/2016/…
The sleepiest animal in the world is the koala, who sleeps 22 hours a day. Next is the sloth (20 hours), armadillo and opossum (tied at 19 hours each), lemur (16 hours), then hamster and squirrel (tied at 14 hours each). themost10.com/sleepiest-a…
Armadillo shells are bulletproof. What are some interesting animal defense mechanisms that are not very well known? independent.co.uk/news/wo…
Larry McElroy, while trying to shoot an armadillo with a 9mm pistol, had his bullet ricochet off the animal’s shell, hit a fence, go through the back door of his mother-in-law’s mobile home, pierce her recliner and finally hit her in the back. washingtonpost.com/news/m…
A Texan man who tried to shoot an armadillo has found himself in hospital after his bullet bounced off the animal and hit him in the face. independent.co.uk/news/wo…
The North American armadillo tends to jump straight in the air when surprised. Consequently, they often collide with the undercarriage or fenders of passing vehicles. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arm…
Armadillos can jump 3-4 feet in the air when startled loc.gov/rr/scitech/myster…
The avocado evolved to appeal to extinct megafauna (e.g. the giant armadillo) in order to facilitate seed dispersal via ingestion and excretion. This is why the avocado has such a sizeable seed. io9.gizmodo.com/this-anci…
The Aztecs called armadillos āyōtōchtli, meaning "turtle-rabbits" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arm…
Armadillos are an invasive species from Central and South America. They weren’t made popular as Texas souvenirs until the 1890s. They are also frequently carriers of leprosy. tshaonline.org/handbook/o…
Armadillos can transmit leprosy to humans via the bacterium Mycobacterium leprae. news.nationalgeographic.c…
Ancient humans hunted Glyptodon, an extinct massive armadillo, in order to live within their shells en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gly…
A man tried to shoot an armadillo but the bullet ricocheted off the shell and hit his mother in law theguardian.com/us-news/2…
The giant armadillo of South America regularly grows to over 4 feet in length. One exceptionally large specimen tipped the scales at 180 lbs. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gia…
Alligator Snapping Turtles will eat almost any type of meat including including squirrels, armadillos and other turtles. One study in Louisiana showed 79.8% of the stomach contents of adult snapping turtles was composed of other turtles. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/All…
Armadillos are the only other animals besides humans to host the leprosy bacillus. And can also spread it to us from contact and consumption. smithsonianmag.com/smart-…
Armadillos are the only other animal beside humans that can act as carriers for the leprosy bacterium. Multiple cases of leprosy in the US have been traced back to the animals. sciencemag.org/news/2011/…
The nine-banded armadillo almost always gives birth to identical quadruplets. video.nationalgeographic.…
The prehistoric Glyptodon looked like an armadillo but was the same size as a Volkswagen Beetle. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gly…
Armadillos were hunted for their meat during the Great Depression. Those who blamed President Hoover for the crisis referred to them as "Hoover Hogs." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nin…
Today I learned that armadillos naturaly have leprosy. cnn.com/2015/07/21/health…
Armadillos can inflate their stomachs and intestines with air and float across the water loc.gov/rr/scitech/myster…
Armadillos are often used in the study of leprosy, since they are among the few known species that can contract the disease and that humans can get leprosy from handling or eating them. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arm…
Armadillos can carry leprosy, and in rare cases can transmit it to humans cdc.gov/leprosy/exposure/…
There is a creature called the pink fairy armadillo en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pin…
Armadillos can carry and spread Leprosy to humans. smithsonianmag.com/smart-…
An armadillo's armour is so strong that when a man in Georgia tried to kill one with a 9mm pistol, the bullet ricocheted, hit a fence, when into a mobile home, blew through a recliner and shot his mother-in-law in the back bbc.com/news/world-us-can…
Nine-banded armadillos consistently give birth to identical quadruplets. Only one egg is ovulated and then the embryo splits four ways. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nin…
" When human beings arrived in the Americas, 14,000 years ago, they found ground sloths the weight of elephants; a beaver eight feet from nose to tail; armadillos like small cars; giant lions and sabertooths". NYT en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/P…
Armadillos and Opossums dream more than any other creature. en.wikipedia.org/w/index.…
The glyptodon was a large mammal that lived in Americas until it went extinct around 8000 BCE. It looked like a cross between a beaver and an armadillo and was the size of a Volkswagen Beetle. newdinosaurs.com/glyptodo…
Armadillos are the only animals besides humans that are known to carry leprosy livescience.com/52792-arm…
Armadillo shells are so strong that two people have been reported as being injured by bullets ricocheting off of them. theguardian.com/us-news/2…
There is an armadillo called the Crying Armadillo, Small Hairy Armadillo, or Screaming Hairy Armadillo nationalzoo.si.edu/animal…
There's a 5-inch-long pink-shelled armadillo species called the Pink Fairy Armadillo. wired.com/2014/01/absurd-…
Today I learned of the "Armadillo" projection of the world map, which is the world projected onto a likeness of a half torus. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arm…
Armadillos can give humans leprosy. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lep…
9-banded armadillos always give birth to identical quadruplets. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nin…
Armadillos can inflate their stomach and intestines with air to cross bodies of water, and will jump 3-4 feet in the air when frightened rainforest-alliance.org/k…
Prehistoric Humans hunted giant Volkswagen-sized armadillos and used their massive shells as shelters simple.wikipedia.org/wiki…
While travelling on the HMS Beagle, Darwin discovered typical armadillos, but also the fossilized remains of giant armadillos. This provided evidence to Darwin's notion that the giant armadillos had died off, leaving only the "modern" variant behind... amnh.org/exhibitions/darw…
Armadillos spread the bacterium that causes leprosy. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arm…
Armadillos in North America are the reservoir for leprosy. who.int/lep/transmission/…
Armadillos can transmit leprosy to humans , causing one third of all leprosy cases in the United Stares mobile.nytimes.com/2011/0…
The Nine-Banded Armadillos is the only mammal that always has identical quadruplets when giving birth. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arm…
The smallest Armadillo species is endemic to central Argentina and is called the Pink Fairy Armadillo. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pin…
Certain mammals e.g. bears and armadillos can delay pregnancy to ensure good environmental conditions en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emb…
Humans can catch leprosy by handling an armadillo or eating armadillo meat. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arm…
Armadillos can carry leprosy nbcnews.com/id/42788111/n…
The Nine-banded Armadillo Always Gives Birth to Identical Quadruplets, and is Therefore Very Useful in Scientific Studies. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arm…
Female pichi armadillos don't have vaginas and the male's penis is 60% of its body length. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pic…
Pangolins are more closely related to large predators such as lions than they are to armadillos. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pan…
Armadillos are thought to spread Leprosy. wikipedia.org/wiki/Lepros…
Sloths are related to Ant Eaters & Armadillos! en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xen…
Armadillos sleep about 20 hours per day. video.nationalgeographic.…
Armadillos are often used in the study of leprosy, they are among the few known species that can contract the disease systemically. Humans can acquire a leprosy infection from armadillos by handling them or consuming armadillo meat. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arm…
There are giant armadillos in the world. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gia…
Johnny Depp was once arrested for trashing a New York hotel room. Depp claimed that an armadillo was responsible, saying that he had found the animal hidden in a closet and it had gone crazy, wrecking the hotel room before leaping out the window t.newyork.com/articles/ho…
Armadillos carry leprosy edition.cnn.com/2011/HEAL…
Armadillos are a natural reservoir for leprosy bacterium and are used in leprosy studies. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arm…
Armadillos can transmit leprosy to humans. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arm…
Ancient humans hunted Volkswagen-sized armadillos to extinction en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gly…
Nine-banded armadillos almost always give birth to identical quadruplets nwf.org/wildlife/wildlife…
There is a species of armadillo called the "Screaming Hairy Armadillo." It is hunted for its meat and also its carapace (armor) which is used to construct a musical instrument called charangos. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scr…
Pinky Fairy Armadillos are capable of swimming through sand (and that they exist). en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pin…
[] Armadillo's are illegal aliens in Florida myfwc.com/wildlifehabitat…
The nine-banded armadillo is a leading transmitter of leprosy to humans in North America en.wikipedia.org/w/index.…
Armadillos can spread leprosy to humans. smithsonianmag.com/smart-…
Humans can contract leprosy from armadillos. scientificamerican.com/ar…
Before European arrival in the New World, leprosy disease was unknown. Today, armadillos are a primary vector for the disease. Therefore, at some point in history, humans gave armadillos leprosy. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arm…
Armadillos always give birth to four genetically identical quadruplets americanscientist.org/my_…
Leprosy can be transmitted to humans by armadillos. cnn.com/2011/HEALTH/04/27…
There once lived an armadillo the size of a VW Beetle. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gly…
Leprosy, contrary to popular belief, does not cause body parts to fall off. And can be transmitted by Armadillos. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lep…
As recently as 8000BC there were gigantic, 4000-pound armadillo relatives living in North America bbc.co.uk/nature/life/Gly…
Armadillos are the only animal other than humans that can host leprosy. huffingtonpost.com/entry/…
Armadillo's nearly always give birth to identical quadruplets en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arm…
A baby survived after being buried alive by his mother for 24 hours in an armadillo burrow oddee.com/item_98601.aspx
The nine-banded armadillo has identical twins as its regular reproduction and not as exceptional cases. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Twi…
Sloths are most closely related to armadillos and anteaters en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Slo…
Armadillos can transmit leprosy to humans en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arm…

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