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Nine-banded Armadillo

Dasypus novemcinctus

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4 Comments

Apple
Apple 10 years ago

@ Sanjay--interesting, I had no idea

ColbyWells
ColbyWells 10 years ago

I did not know that

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 10 years ago

Excellent as it shows the underbelly structure!

SanjaySaklani
SanjaySaklani 10 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.

ColbyWells
Spotted by
ColbyWells

Paris, Arkansas, USA

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

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