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Nine-banded Armadillo

Dasypus novemcinctus

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Apple 11 years ago

@ Sanjay--interesting, I had no idea

ColbyWells 11 years ago

I did not know that

alicelongmartin 11 years ago

Excellent as it shows the underbelly structure!

SanjaySaklani 11 years ago

Such a beautiful creature but do you know- Using genetic sequencing machines, researchers were able to confirm that about a third of the leprosy cases that arise each year in the United States almost certainly result from contact with infected armadillos.

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Paris, Arkansas, USA

Spotted on Jan 24, 2012
Submitted on Jan 24, 2012

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