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Screaming hairy armadillos hail from the Pampas of South America, and are known for eagerly burrowing themselves in dunes to expose yummy insects.
The are the smallest of the three species of armadillo.
Fred’s armadillo bowling ball and his family’s adorable baby elephant vacuum—forge an unlikely bond.
Like all armadillos, screaming hairy ones are equipped with a segmented carapace, a body armor that allows the squat little guys to roll themselves into spheres of desert joy.
When fully grown, these screaming armadillos will weigh less than two pounds.
The study found that jaguars and giant armadillos were particularly sensitive to human disturbance and avoided agricultural land.
The smaller mammals—the armadillos, raccoons, some of the smaller deer—probably didn’t come through that well.
The milestone was celebrated with a gathering at the hospital that featured a performance by a children’s choir and appearances by animal ambassadors, including an armadillo, a fennec fox, a chinchilla, and a great-horned owl.
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