Nine-banded Armadillo

Nine-banded Armadillo

It’s time for the strange little critters to be roaming around. Next month we should see even more, June is breeding season.

Nine-banded Armadillo
Nine-banded Armadillo

This is the most common Armadillo. You find them in North, Central, and South America. In the US it’s the warmer semi-tropical areas, usually. Like every other animal habitat rules are out the window.

Nine-banded Armadillo
Nine-banded Armadillo
Nine-banded Armadillo
Nine-banded Armadillo

In typical Armadillo fashion this one had no clue I was there. I repeat this a lot but, they hardly hear, can’t really see, and always have their head stuck in the ground looking for worm thingies.

Nine-banded Armadillo
Nine-banded Armadillo
Nine-banded Armadillo
Nine-banded Armadillo

We spotted this adult on the side of a dirt road near swamps. The kind of place they love.

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