The nine-banded armadillo (aka nine-banded, long-nosed armadillo) is a medium-sized mammal. It's found in North, Central and South America, making it the most widespread of the armadillos. Photo by Rich Anderson
------------------------- image source Armadillos are New World placental mammals with a leathery armor shell. Dasypodidae is the only surviving family in theorder Cingulata, part of the superorder Xenarthra, along with the anteaters and sloths.
A lonely East Texas highway at 3 a., a man with a gun, an armadillo. What could go wrong? Only a head wound -- to the gunman, KLTV reports. The Cass County Sheriff said the motorist told deputies he was