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Nine-Banded Armadillo

Dasypus novemcinctus

Description:

The Nine-Banded Armadillo is the only armored mammal native to North America. Their hobbies include digging up people's gardens. They carry leprosy but are otherwise very nice animals.

Habitat:

Wetlands

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5 Comments

thanks!

Maria dB
Maria dB 7 years ago

Very nice spotting!

elaphrus
elaphrus 7 years ago

Nice shot! They haven't arrived in West Virginia yet.

thanks! it let me get really close! :)

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 7 years ago

Awesome shot, Victoria! What a beautiful armadillo!

Augusta, Georgia, USA

Spotted on Mar 23, 2013
Submitted on Mar 23, 2013

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