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Many are thought to occur because of transmission from armadillos, which live in southern states and are naturally infected with M. leprae.
Most recently, she was housed with a coppery titi monkey named Mo and a screaming hairy armadillo named Dylan.
Along with the Burmese Python, Andersen brought an armadillo, a chinchilla, a leopard tortoise and an Australian blue-tongued skink.
Some examples: Sell both kidneys, start a polka band and wrangle armadillos with a bullwhip.
The pangolin, a mammal sometimes confused with the armadillo, has become one of the most trafficked animals.
The mix of sculpture includes planes, hippos, art cows and armadillos.
And the bat and club were iconic features seen in both ankylosaurus and the glyptodons, which were ancient boulder-sized armadillos.
Early statues, including that giant armadillo, were made by Mark Rankin, whose work also adorns Six Flags in Dallas.
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Origin and Etymology of armadillo
First Known Use: 1577See Words from the same year
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Definition of armadillo for English Language Learners
: a small American animal that lives underground and whose head and body are protected by a hard shell
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