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Nine-banded Armadillo

Dasypus novencinctus

Description:

Came across my youngsters from 2009 and decided to share a few more pictures. Greyish animal with a hard back and tail covering, perky ears and an undying interest of probing for insects

Habitat:

At that time their den was under a front low wall a short distance from the front of our house. As long as you didn't make a loud noise, they were content to nose all around the yard.


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6 Comments

EvaSeifert
EvaSeifert a year ago

Great photo!

wow likw Mayra i'am amazed with this spotting Alice,great cache,congratulations

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann a year ago

Wow!!

Jolly Ibañez
Jolly Ibañez a year ago

Nice animals but don't handle them. They are carriers of disease.

You are right Melissa, 4th is best! Thank You.

MelissaFerguson
MelissaFerguson a year ago

Great photos, I liked picture 4 best, now that's some possum on a half-shell!

Sarasota, Florida, USA

Lat: 27.10, Long: -82.45

Spotted on Apr 30, 2009
Submitted on May 14, 2012

Spotted for mission

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